If you have teenagers, then there's a good chance you've heard of the newest show on Netflix that everyone their age is talking about. And if you haven't, you're definitely sure too soon. The show is called 13 Reasons Why. It's comprised of 13 episodes about the suicide of a teenage girl named … [Read more...]
No Reservation: Should Kids Be Allowed In Fancy Restaurants?
The debate of whether or not children should be permitted to dine in restaurants is hardly a new topic of discussion. So, when the owner of an Italian restaurant called Caruso’s in Mooresville, North Carolina made the decision to ban children under five from the establishment, it was no surprise … [Read more...]
Beyonce’s New Song Controversy
Beyonce (31) has just released a new track from her upcoming album and it's already diving fans. The song, called "Bow Down | I Been On" was posted on her website along a photo of the singer as a young girl in a prom-like dress with a mantle covered with trophies behind her. The new track was … [Read more...]
Sex: A Tell All Exhibition
I was in Ottawa for Race Weekend and decided, in between running, to take in some exhibits at the city's diverse museums. I could tell you how wonderful the Van Gogh exhibit at the National Gallery of Canada was, but I'm pretty sure you'd be able to figure that one out on your own. The … [Read more...]
Gay. Get Over It.
So Raven-Symone, the cute kid from The Cosby Show and star of Disney shows like The Cheetah Girls and That's So Raven, came out and social media went wild. And not in a good way.It also happened to be #NOH8 Day in support of gay marriage and equality in the United States. So I … [Read more...]
We Can’t Have it Both Ways
A few months back I wrote an article decrying the "Slut Walks" which were taking place across the country. It led to a huge debate, and tempers passionately flared. It began when a police officer had apparently told a group of students that if they wanted to protect themselves … [Read more...]
Two More Docs…
No not those kind of Docs. These kind of Docs.I checked out two more documentaries in my annual "new year" quest for truth, knowledge & reality. Now, I have to admit that with these two I am wading into some fairly controversial water here. But, both are riveting. Both … [Read more...]
Shut Up & Sing
"Freedom of speech is fine, but you don't do it in another country & you don't do it in mass public" … [Read more...]