Hyperawareness

Originally posted on Becoming Overhuman:
The mind can go either direction under stress – toward positive or toward negative: On or off. Think of it as a spectrum whose extremes are unconsciousness at the negative end and hyperconsciousness at the positive end. The way the mind will lean under stress is strongly influenced by training. Hyperawareness is not only related to stressful events, even though its biggest quality lies… Continue reading Hyperawareness

America, You’ve Given Your All but You’re Nothing

Originally posted on Rose Water Magazine:
after Allen Ginsberg’s America America is tired and goes home without her shoes that night. Wiping off eyeliner with the back of her small hands, she figures she is getting too old for this shit. America: 1 a.m. and a dollar short. America’s dress keeps slipping down from off her shoulders. America, being catcalled from the cars of her… Continue reading America, You’ve Given Your All but You’re Nothing

‘Jem and the Holograms’ Movie (It’s really fucking happening)

It’s really happening. As a matter of fact, it has been happening. Jem: The Movie Go ahead. Breathe it in. Jem and the Holograms will be directed by John Chu (check out the project’s website), starring Aubrey Peeples of ABC’s Nashville and cult film Sharknado. The “Holograms” (members of Jem’s band, if you remember the radical ’80s cartoon) will include Stefanie Scott (No Strings Attached) as Kimber, Jem’s … Continue reading ‘Jem and the Holograms’ Movie (It’s really fucking happening)

Living Single: Tricky Questions and Trepidation

For the second installment of the Living Single Series, I’m steering clear of significant challenges and survival tactics. Rather, I’d like to touch on the definition of tricky questions, resulting trepidation and if dating and worth it have any correlation. Per usual, please provide feedback if you’ve got some to offer. And if I know you, chances are ya’ just might. Climbing up the proverbial corporate … Continue reading Living Single: Tricky Questions and Trepidation

Pussy Riot: Members Freed to Save 2014 Sochi Olympics

Pussy Riot members Nadya (Nadezhda Tolokonnikova) and Masha (Maria Aloykhina) stand united in a Moscow district court . The Russian punk rock activists completed 22 months of a 2 year sentence, released early due to ridicule from around the globe threatening the turnout of the upcoming 2014 Olympics in Sochi. While imprisoned, the acts of moral indecency towards the prisoners were so severe that it inspired both women to launch … Continue reading Pussy Riot: Members Freed to Save 2014 Sochi Olympics