Photo credit The Golden Arches. They are instantly recognizable, aren’t they? Pretty much everyone, no matter how old or how young, whatever language they speak, they recognize that iconic symbol and know precisely what it is, all across the world. Wherever you are, you recognize McDonald’s. The logo, their catchphrase, their font, the names of their…
Lose Phone, Gain Time Let’s face it, we have relationships with our mobile devices. Not like the thing Joaquin Phoenix had going on with Scarlett Johansson’s voice in 2013’s “Her,” though some people may indeed be in love with their phones. I’m talking more about the time we spend face-to-face with our devices, and whether…
Portraits of the Patriarchy Father Time examines the progressive shift in modern fatherhood Part 2 I once asked a co-worker of mine—who is also a father of two boys—for any advice as I raise my own sons. Looking back, John said, he wished he would have realized that every moment is teachable. His sons are…
Hatred can be overcome with our love, knowledge, and voice
Time Machine Series: Exploring Past, Present & Future PAST In fourth grade, I was the kid that liked doing book reports. I went on to be the boy in high school that edited the school newspaper and wrote short fiction in between classes and past my bedtime. Later, I became the college student that…
Do not compromise your expectations. If you do, your self worth begins to depreciate. Stay strong. Stay woke.
This is a great time to consider Dylan’s wide-ranging career. From his unorthodox, distinctive voice; to his deep, deep catalog; to revelatory side projects like The Traveling Wiburys, there’s always something new to discover from the Troubadour Laureate.
Discovering himself as a writer.
I used to think the problem was me. What I know now, is that the patriarchal system under which we all operate, depends on everyone to play small.
Texting may be more efficient, and there are times when efficiency serves our purpose, but in the area of dating, mating, sex, and love, too much texting and too little direct contact can undermine our deepest desires.
Charlie Pellett works at Bloomberg Radio, but if you live in New York City you probably hear him every single morning — he’s better known as the MTA’s “please stand clear of the closing doors” guy.
What do we say to our partners when the real talking stops?
It’s a challenge for some transgender people to project the voice of their preferred gender.
What is it about Bob Dylan? He defies every expectation of a pop star, and yet packs houses endlessly at the age of 74.
Sam DeSilva gets candid about his inner self talk.
Sometimes, we aren’t allowed to say what we need to say.