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Insurrection in DC leads to a lot of familiar discourse

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January 10, 2021

I’ve seen a lot of strange takes following the Insurrection in DC of the Capitol building, aka Trump’s coup attempt.…

Wonder Woman 84: Not all Nostalgia is Welcome

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January 7, 2021

Like many people, I saw Wonder Woman 84 over the holidays. And, I’ve been trying to figure out how to…

Do You Believe in Miracles? Not when it comes to the 1980 US Men’s Hockey Team.

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February 23, 2020

If you know anything about hockey, just from pop culture – you probably know two things. The Mighty Ducks and…

When Kindness is a Trap

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Posted in Pirate
October 11, 2019

I’m a mom – one of the first things I did as a mother was teach my boys about kindness.…

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Posted in my health, personal, Pirate
October 10, 2019

Crohns Recovery – Week 8 at the gym

Crohns recovery means something different every time I’ve brought it up. Up until this last year, recovery meant laying down…

We Are Not Things

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Posted in Pirate
May 16, 2019

No matter what your personal opinion is, whether or not you would have an abortion or not – you should…

Assuming the Worst: Lady Gaga & Bradley Cooper

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Posted in Pirate, sexism
February 28, 2019

All I’ve heard for days were rapturous fans going on and on about Lady Gagy and Bradley Cooper’s Oscars performance…

The Problem with Cancel Culture

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July 22, 2018

Cancel Culture. Even if you don’t know the term, I’m sure you know what I’m talking about – a celebrity…

Chris Hardwick: Why We Need to Talk About Sexual Coercion

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Posted in Pirate
June 17, 2018

The big story of the week is the piece that Chloe Dykstra quietly posted on Medium, where she talked about…

Why Hockey is For Everyone… isn’t.

Note: Despite the tone, I wouldn’t be this harsh if I didn’t love the sport. My two favorite teams are…