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Your Argument Sucks: Black Lives Matter & Systemic Racism

Your Argument Sucks is a recurring column where I tackle major arguments about the modern US political system by detailing actual facts through the narrative of historical context. All I ask is this: Go into these posts with an open mind and the ability to change said mind, if necessary, no matter which side of the argument you fall. I did. And because no matter how much you want to be right, no matter how much being wrong would flip your world upside down, being able to accept the facts and… Read more Your Argument Sucks: Black Lives Matter & Systemic Racism

The Rise & Fall (& Rise & Fall) of Hanson

Back around 1997 and ‘98, when all the girls were fawning over Zac Hanson, preteen me would never have guessed that one day, I would perform a magic trick for the Hanson brothers (at a Jamaican resort). All I knew about Hanson was that they were a boy band who sang MmmBop. And then they more or less disappeared from existence. It wasn’t until I met my wife that I found they did not, in fact, disappear from existence and are not, in fact, a boy band. They are more… Read more The Rise & Fall (& Rise & Fall) of Hanson