On Privilege

My first year of graduate school a friend told me I reminded her of Pacey on Dawson’s Creek.  She told me I was a ‘pretty boy’ and asked me rhetorically, “shouldn’t you be working in finance?” I told her she sounded like my father.  She apologized. The choice, to do the work that seeks equality and …

On Metal

Oh music.  The exemplary sounds to reflect our inner condition as it pulsates rhythmically through earbuds, speakers, bluetooth devices and sound systems.  Like pleasure, music can give us chills.  And, just like people, some music rubs you the wrong way.  Unless you’re like me and friends of mine, there is a chance that the music that feels like sandpaper …