Where were all the protesters at the Grammys?

Last Sunday was, apparently, the Grammys. I know this not because I watch much TV (hardly any now that football season is over), but because (1) I happened to hear about it on the radio, and (2) my friends on Facebook started posting about someone by the name of “Chance the Rapper” sometime late Sunday …

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The Perfect Drug: Our Modern-Day “Soma” and the Intellectual Decline of America

I recently read Amusing Ourselves to Death by Neil Postman. It inspired me so much that I decided to write an entire essay about it, which I thought I’d share with you, my loyal readers. Suffice it to say that Postman states his points much better than I can (although perhaps not quite as succinctly), …

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