Tagged with current-events

WTF is New Adult? (No, What is it REALLY?)

I’ve recently discovered that I write in a genre called New Adult. It almost sounds made up, doesn’t it? Author’s Note: for those of you who frequent this site, you’ll know that I have a lot of strong opinions. That I don’t hesitate to dabble in hyperbole, or make blanket statements for the sake of … Continue reading

April O’Neal, Who Hurt You?

I have a confession to make. I was never a very good reporter. Though I majored in print journalism and worked as a television journalist / field reporter / producer for several years, I never had what you might call that “Lois Lane tenacity,” that impulse to doggedly pursue a story with little or no … Continue reading

A *Very Special* Election Day Rant

***Disclaimer: I don’t usually like to get political. But in light of recent electoral shenanigans, I couldn’t help but vent my frustration. And because I’m me, I decided to share my displeasure by drafting an inaugural speech for the next POTUS. 2012 PRESIDENTIAL ACCEPTANCE SPEECH for [Insert Name Here] [Walk to microphone, place hands on … Continue reading

You Give Friendship a Bad Name

I just got the following alert from Facebook: “Your friend request privileges have been temporarily blocked. From now on, please don’t send friend requests to people you don’t know personally. Facebook is a place for connecting with friends, family, classmates, coworkers and other people you know well. If you are blocked from sending friend requests, … Continue reading