This Massacre Was a Hate Crime – UCSB, Isla Vista, Feminism and One Alumnus’s Thoughts

An abandoned shoe in Isla Vista in 2008 Friday night there was a stabbing and shooting in my alma mater, UC Santa Barbara. I heard the news via facebook mere minutes after a young man drove through the center of Isla Vista in a black BMW shooting. For those unfamiliar with the community, UC Santa … Continue reading

Chris Matthews Speaks At The World Affairs Council, I Remember Why Media Fails

  The stage at the fairmont The real reason for the event, book sales About a minute away from me asking a few questions.   Chris Matthews, MSNBC’s host of Hardball, spoke tonight in San Francisco at the Fairmont where the World Affairs Council held a program with him discussing: “Will Politics in Washington Ever … Continue reading

Natalie Portman Got Paid, Court Rules Hollywood’s Unpaid Interns Should Too

Memo to Fox Searchlight Pictures Inc Interns: Quit your coffee fetching! If you’re doing work, you’re an employee and should be paid. If you’ve ever worked an unpaid internship at some point while fetching coffee, making copies and doing other work for your employer it might have occurred to you that you were actually just … Continue reading