Jay’s Playlist, or, The Songs Remain Exactly The Same.

A few months ago, several months in fact as I've been what we'll call lazy, a friend of mine shared her playlist online. I thought it was awesome. I don't know if that was her tried and true got-to playlist, or a recent collection of tracks that she'd been making her way through on her …

Is This Casual Sexism?

I'm not sure if this is one of my intrinsic biases rearing its ugly head, or if I'm just really that dysfunctional, but either way I should do something about it. First and foremost folks, we all have biases. Every single one of us. Yup, that includes you; the ultra-woke, self-aware, finger-on-the-pulse, conscientious and comprehensively …

Taking Advantage of our Sensibilities

Today is September eleventh. For many individuals around the world, simply putting these two words together draws a deep emotional response, and rightly so. There are more and more everyday, however, who remain oblivious, only grasping the significance of this day after learning of it from one of us. And that's justified as well; it …

The Electrician And The Elves

I started writing a short story a while ago. I write a lot of short stories, and the vast majority of them never see the light of day, or the OLED backlight of a screen. This one was different though, I thought it was brilliant. I was writing a parabolic tale about coming of age …