Throughout my life, I’ve experienced several events that have shaped my personality and point of view when I face bad situations. These events include the death of one of my closest friends, and the brutal repression in my country, Venezuela. This last one was the key to defining the moment where I stopped being a child and became an adult in a country of chaos, censorship and violence.
In the days of binge-watching Netflix, it seems like we want to consume all our content in a hurry. So, if you're a podcast listener, mystery podcasts are the best way to replicate the feeling. Missing persons and unsolved mysteries unfolding over the arc of the podcast is the best way to create rabid listeners—think Serial.
We’ve all heard the jokes about how all of cable TV is mafia owned and operated. What we don’t seem to acknowledge, at least within the auspices of justice, is how true this “joke” is and how criminal — questionable — the whole telecommunications industry is. For an example, let’s look at how people that make less than $30k annual seem to constantly have problems with phone and cable billing. It’s almost as if they are somehow sneaking in extra bills/payments, creating a 13-month billing cycle. But we know that these businesses wouldn’t be the crass, right?
Often times when I tell people that I have only lived in Georgia for nine years, they are surprised that a person as young as myself hasn't lived here my whole life. Well that's because I am the daughter of a Lieutenant Colonel in the US Air Force. I am also the granddaughter of a Lieutenant General (3 Stars) in the US Air Force. I have moved around a lot since I was born. My dad has moved even more times than me. I have been one of the more fortunate people to have at least lived somewhere for more than two years.