Monthly Archives: December 2007

Soul Train

I never understood the need for dance shows, and I knew that my Saturday morning cartoons were over when Soul Train aired. The uselessness of such programming still bothers me. I remember watching my junkie aunt stand in front of … Continue reading

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Opiate Of The People

Baldwin’s short story, Sunny’s Blues, is centered on two brothers. One is struggling with an addiction to heroin, while the other wants to support his brother, and fulfill his dying mother’s request. Williams’, The Glass Menagerie, looks into the fragile … Continue reading

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Deconstruction

For Shane – You’re Not Alone On November twentieth, I will be twenty-eight years old. On March twenty-eighth, I will become a father. I was born the older of two children to a single mother. By the time I would … Continue reading

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