History is a lot like a high school football game: hundreds of people attend so lots of peripheral stuff probably happens but only the score will ever be remembered a thousand years from now. 1,571 more words
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Been working on this Think Piece-y essay for awhile. I got a late start watching Season 2 of House of Cards, but after watching it and mulling it over, I think the similarities with West Wing are more striking than many people realize. 1,487 more words
by Benjamin Anastas
I’ll admit it: I have a clickbait problem. When I go online—should I admit how often that is on any given day? No, let’s maintain the illusion that I’m not addled, that I still have plenty of cubic footage left in the reservoir of willpower I built up before I ever opened a web browser—I can resist most clickbait for 80% of the time that I squander there, maybe even 90% or 95% on a good day of voluntary brain stupefaction and compulsive email checking. 863 more words
I saw her photos on Instagram and was immediately drawn to them. We had a lot in common, it seemed. We both owned chocolate labradoodles, had… 4,748 more words
Lately, I’ve been writing stories that no one will ever see.
This is something I haven’t done in a long time. But the more time I spend with it, the more I realize that it’s actually making me a better writer…and helping to keep me sane. 1,101 more words