February 01

Ryan Platten: “Internal Strife”

I step outside, take a deep breath and my mind surrenders – its too late to turn back now.

January 29

Michael S. Miller: “The Call”

“Donald, I’m going to try one more time. This ban on Muslims is not just a terrible idea, you did a terrible job implementing it.”

January 28

Terry James Chio: First-Time Author Finds Relevance in 19th Century Wisdom

The stories build on one another into a crescendo of emotions which in the end reveal a commentary on the corruption of politics, treatment of veterans, and dissolution of the moral fiber of today’s youth.

January 27

Will Nicholes: “Speaking Terms”

“So when they dynamite your house, what will they replace it with?”

“I don’t think they’re going to replace it with anything.”

January 23

Michael S. Miller: “Disagreeing With The Facts: Media For Dummies”

Facebook does not suck; it is sucked, feeding jaundiced milk to an infantile public yearning for validation over investigation.

January 23

Don Lee: “1984 Can Happen Here”

Sinclair Lewis and George Orwell both wrote books that bear reading today. Of the two, Lewis’s book is more plausible given today’s political climate — plenty of Shad LaDue and Aras Dilley types running around — and therefore more frightening than Orwell’s famous dystopia.

January 23

James A. Molnar: Gold Knight’s Top 10 Movies of 2016

2016 was a year of cinema that stood apart from the increasingly volatile world in which we find ourselves.