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#MeToo Isn’t The Problem. The Backlash Against it is.

I’m going to come straight out and say it, the argument that #MeToo is a witch hunt is nothing short of infuriating. We’re now at a point where I’m half-expecting butt hurt men to start creating their own #MeToo in retaliation and bombarding my Twitter with things like “she said something mean about me, cry … Continue reading #MeToo Isn’t The Problem. The Backlash Against it is.

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The Abuse of Non-Disclosure Agreements Makes A Mockery of the Law

If you’ve yet to hear of a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) or Confidentiality Agreement (CA), you must have been living under a rock for the past few months. It’s purpose? To prevent confidential information and trade secrets (like KFC’s 11 herbs and spices) from getting out. However, the abuse of these agreements by powerful men in … Continue reading The Abuse of Non-Disclosure Agreements Makes A Mockery of the Law

If You Ever Wanted A Reason Why Victims Don’t Report Rape, Take A Look At This Case.

The year is 1994. The location? Prospect Park, Brooklyn. Our protagonist is a 27-year-old Yale graduate. With her, she carries her groceries having just been to the store. She’s rather normal, someone like you or me. Her parents are a schoolteacher and a city planner. She’s pursuing an acting career. In fact, she’s recently starred … Continue reading If You Ever Wanted A Reason Why Victims Don’t Report Rape, Take A Look At This Case.

January’s Book? It’s Written By None Other Than Tom Hanks 

Going to let you in on a little secret.  Tom Hanks can write. Yes, the man who has played some of the greatest cinematic roles of the last 30 years can also write.  I will not lie to you, I was anticipating this book from the moment I heard about it's existence. So, the first … Continue reading January’s Book? It’s Written By None Other Than Tom Hanks 

Reviewing The Night Circus. 

It's difficult to review a book you love. At least, that's how I see it. Books you found interesting but were bland or droll, those are easy. When you can't find something to critique, that's hard. Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus fits into that category of books so amazing there's not much to critique. There's … Continue reading Reviewing The Night Circus. 

What Happened in 2016? Hillary Clinton Thinks She Has The Answer

There has been a race going on to answer one of the biggest political questions of the 21st Century: How in the hell was Donald Trump elected President of the United States? Hillary Clinton, with her latest book What Happened, joins that race. It's important to remember that this book is Hillary's perspective on what was … Continue reading What Happened in 2016? Hillary Clinton Thinks She Has The Answer

Just The Books of a Millennial Has Its Next Book

When I set last month's book for our book club Just The Books of a Millennial, I'll admit that I set it with the aim of making you think. With this month's book, I'm aiming for something a little different. Erin Morgenstern's The Night Circus will transport you into a world of magic and wonder. I … Continue reading Just The Books of a Millennial Has Its Next Book

8 Albums I’m Thankful For In 2017 (So Far)

Happy Thanksgiving! To celebrate, I gift you a list of eight albums that basically got me through 2017, and I am thus thankful for. Divide - Ed Sheeran https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VFlZXlfda6Y I'm thankful for this one because of it's honest to God beauty. It's soft and acoustic with Irish undertones (sometimes more than an undertone as evidenced … Continue reading 8 Albums I’m Thankful For In 2017 (So Far)

Let’s Talk About Sex Ed

I was reading an article the other day, about how we need to rethink how we teach sex education. The comments section disagreed. Phrases like "Let children be children" dominated. It's a good point, I'm not entirely certain that young children would entirely understand the concept. Teenagers, however, that's a whole different kettle of fish. … Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex Ed