The Complete Asshole’s Guide to Donald Trump

Scratch the surface of any gilded government, and you’re bound to find the promise of collective rule, with elections providing a treasure trove of fool’s gold. Cue the lights, camera, and action — populate a stage with plastic people, then anxiously bet on which one melts first. In this environment, a man like Donald Trump is bound to excel. One-half ...

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Racism, Riots and Ratings: Has America’s Melting Pot Become a Powder Keg?

Ah, the holiday season. A time of compassion, universal brotherhood, mass consumerism, and of course, violent race relations. Yet, this is a tale as familiar as Charlie Brown’s Christmas. In fact, the current civil unrest is tame in comparison to that of the late 60s; an era that witnessed riots so extreme that they were almost indistinguishable from revolutionary warfare, ...

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All-American Nightmare: The Right to Be Scared Shitless

If you were to take a snapshot of America’s collective consciousness, you’d see pestilence, apathy, wars and rumors of wars. A nation born in blood and ruled by fear. A bastion of culture and science, yet also a grim manifestation of humanity’s most primal elements. The self-preservation instinct, in particular, is an adhesive that keeps any social contract intact. Unfortunately, ...

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Terminally Ill: The Inevitable Death of Modern English

Of all the weapons known to man, language is the most powerful. A silver tongue can lead nations to war and undress someone else’s wife. From grunts and groans to grand poetic epics and holy books, it’s always served as a fundamental building block of civilization. When considering the many languages that have flourished, English remains the uncontested victor in ...

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