‘Think Twice’ campaign looks to curb microaggression

Yes, you can touch my hair. But no, I don’t know where I’m “from,” and there are other ways to ask. mi·cro·ag·gres·sion noun a statement, action, or incident regarded as an instance of indirect, subtle, or unintentional discrimination against members of a marginalized group such as a racial or ethnic minority. Link. It’s telling yourself you… Read More ‘Think Twice’ campaign looks to curb microaggression

#OscarsSoWhat

A little bit during (but mostly following) the Academy Awards ceremony last year, the Twittersphere was overflowing with the hashtag #OscarsSoWhite. This was essentially a passive aggressive response to what was viewed as an outrageous lack of diversity among Oscar nominees and winners. This year, after the nominees were announced, #OscarsSoWhite made another appearance. There… Read More #OscarsSoWhat

It’s Always Sunny in Bollywood

If you’ve never seen the name “Sunny Leone” there’s a chance you’re probably lying. Leone is an Indian ex-pornographic actress. The spotlight is on her again, but for a different reason. Now, she dreams of successfully entering the Bollywood film business. Born in Canada, the 34-year-old has a pretty successful career under her belt (sorry…) and, in all… Read More It’s Always Sunny in Bollywood

What’s Christmas Really About?

Fifty years ago, A Charlie Brown Christmas was released. The storyline featured Charlie Brown and his inner conflict about Christmas becoming “too commercial.” The major turning point in the half hour special is Linus’s speech wherein he quotes the Gospel of Luke (the story of the nativity) and ends it with, “That’s what Christmas is all about,… Read More What’s Christmas Really About?