VidAngel: Filtering Under Fire

VidAngel: Filtering Under Fire

We Have Been Forced Into a Conflict… This is not journalism. It’s a call to arms. Not of weapons metal, or bullets hot with scorn, but of spitting fire – yes. …for we are called to meet the challenge of a principle… That as consumers of contemporary...
A Study in Stars Hollow

A Study in Stars Hollow

Banter. It’s quick. It’s clean. And it’s often followed up by a much longer sentence full of intellectual superiority. This type of dialogue is wonderful to listen to, hard to write, but rewarding when it translates. Let’s look at an example from Lauren Graham and...
What’s Already There Is Beautiful

What’s Already There Is Beautiful

“Can you see?” Someone from the Brazos Valley Arts Council whispers, noticing I’m in the back on tip-toe trying to glimpse beauty. I tell her no. She ushers me clear past the first gallery and into the room where Christy Cisneros is talking about her work. I...
El Lanuage al la Mondo

El Lanuage al la Mondo

I Don’t Know These Guys But that word written above them in yellow has unlocked a world of communication. It’s not a character, a country, or even an ideology. It’s a language. Actually, it’s an international auxiliary language (IAL), a class...
Something About My Mom

Something About My Mom

I’m pressing ‘PAUSE’ on the Something About a Coffee Shop story to honor my most kindred of spirits. Every story, every poem, and every serif on every letter I’ve ever written owes something to her. Today’s spotlight is on my mom. Lord knows she’s...
Simile, Caesura, and The Power of Three

Simile, Caesura, and The Power of Three

Tim Latimer: He’s like fire and ice and rage. He’s like the night and the storm in the heart of the sun. John Smith: Stop it. Tim Latimer: He’s ancient and forever. He burns at the centre of time and can see the turn of the universe. John Smith: Stop...