At this point, shootings are as prevalent a news segment as the weather, or sports. Soon we’ll tune in and hear it read in a calm voice; “Today in shooting updates…”
I wore red underpants today and the world didn’t end. Now I have to wear red underpants every day to keep saving the planet.
I know comedians who practice their set while looking in a mirror, but you can only cut your comedy teeth in front of audiences. Just like you cut your football teeth on the field.
Repeated studies show humans pass judgment on one another within fractions of a second.
When confronted with racist attitudes, I remained silent. As a child, I wanted to fit in and be liked. I never joined in the hatred jubilee; I just learned to bite my tongue.
When I was in high school, I listened to the band Slayer. A lot. And you know what? I didn’t become a Satanist.