I'm a 47 year old writer, amateur photographer and amateur dad living in Winnipeg, MB, Canada.
Amy Cooper Is A Victim
Well, another day, another controversy involving race revolving around a short video clip that is being used as unquestioned proof of how terribly racist people can be. This time around, we have a tale of two unrelated Cooper's: Amy and Christian.
Covid-19: Freedom and Sacrifice in a Pandemic
Is there anyone out there who actually wants all of the restrictions being placed on so much of the planet as the result of the Covid-19 pandemic? No. The answer is no. The vast majority of people do not want to live under restrictions imposed by governments. And that is completely understandable.
I Will Not Abandon Kyle Larson
I am so disgusted and disappointed at the moment about the situation around Kyle Larson. For those unaware, NASCAR driver Kyle Larson was iRacing on a live stream on his computer and said the N word. And fall out has been swift and, if you ask me, ridiculous.
So, This is the Apocolypse, Eh?
What the heck is going on? How on earth does a microscopic virus bring the world to its knees like this? And how on earth has my usually shielded city of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada end up being involved in all of this? These are the kinds of things that happen somewhere on the other side of the planet, in exotic countries. Usually, the victims seem millions of miles away and end up being just numbers that show up somewhere beyond the headlines. Not this time. This time, we here in the center of Canada, isolated out on the prairies, are part of the story. It’s hit home. We are doing what so many others in the world are doing, which is waiting patiently (and not so patiently) for the risk to die down so we can go back to being less than 6 feet apart from each other. At the moment, we are all vulnerable, as vulnerable as those across the planet who we normally can’t relate with. This is truly a world wide experience. Fortunately, however, there are far less zombies than anticipated. All the movies tell us that future pandemics all involve turning into zombies. There has not been a single zombie sighting yet. Many of us have been preparing for a zombie apocalypse. We didn’t prepare for this!
The Ultimate Battle Royale: Biden vs Trump
Now that Mini Super Tuesday is done and it looks like former VP Joe Biden will be the Democrat who will go up against Trump in November for the ultimate prize: The presidency of the United States. This is much to the chagrin of many Bernie Sanders supporters who thought that their guy was a shoe in. Turns out he wasn't.
All Hail King Ricky Gervais
Yup, yet another take on Ricky Gervais hosting the 2020 Golden Globe awards. Just what the world needs, another article about how awesomely awesome Ricky Gervais was as the host of that otherwise snoozefest of a show.
Yet Another 'Joker' Review
I just got back from seeing Joker. And, you know what the world needs? Another Joker review. There just has not been enough talk about this movie yet, so it's a good thing you are reading this. You need my opinion on it. Heck, why not? Everyone else and their dog has written about it and feels that you need their opinion on it, even if they HAVEN'T even seen it themselves. Why not throw my hat into the ring here?
Dave Chappelle Divides Opinion with His New Netflix Special, 'Sticks and Stones'
With this review, I'm a bit late to the party. There has already been a whole lot said about the new Netflix Dave Chappelle special Sticks and Stones, and my opinion probably isn't needed. But, I'm going to throw it out there anyway.