My birthday & Trayvon Martin

Below is an abstract from a paper I wrote back in 2012 while I was in graduate school.  The paper was entitled, "Sheep Led to Slaughter: How the Trayvon Martin case embodies the symbolic messages of Charles Burnett's Killer of Sheep." It will always serve as my tribute to Trayvon. If you don't know who... Continue Reading →


New Year’s resolutions and other foolery

Like my fellow blogger, Cierra, the first thing I did when asked what I’m looking forward to in 2017 is took a long and deep breath.  There is a huge presumption behind the question that you’re actually at a place of looking forward to anything. I’ve never been one for New Year’s resolutions, which we... Continue Reading →

F$#king with Intentionality: How infertility both disrupted and clarified my sex life

"Trying" to conceive is a conundrum.  How do you "try" to f#ck?  Well, put it in those terms, one doesn’t need to try, right?  "F$#king" denotes a sort of ease, no effort, a phenomenon that comes naturally, hence the various contexts that we say, "F%ck you!"  There are countless ways to communicate the mechanics that... Continue Reading →

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