ArchivesCategory: Essays


This election has revealed the psychology of those of us who have to face our worst fears in stark ways. And it’s important we learn from it.Continue Reading


How I was forced to face the fact that I was living in a bubble, the moments that punctured it, and why those punctures ended up affecting my life so deeply.Continue Reading


What talks with my daughter taught me about belief, trust, love… and ultimately, myself.Continue Reading


Long before “Black Lives Matter” there was “Slave Lives Matter.” For the first time ever, an exclusive news article from 1848 about the movement has been released. Read it here.Continue Reading


You’re outraged and upset. You’ve been blocked. Here’s why. And why you should be blocking others as well.Continue Reading


Your attempts to make shootings like the one in Orlando about mental health are just to avoid uncomfortable realities.Continue Reading


To me, race and politics always seemed like such gimmicky, easy topics in standup. And then I tried doing standup myself, and it completely changed my mind.Continue Reading


The internet has made it easier than ever to blame people like the mother of the child who escaped into the cage of a gorilla named Harambe. Here’s why we need to take a step back and learn to forgive.Continue Reading


It is one thing to live with our own depression. It is quite another to be around those who are suffering from it.Continue Reading


The things we’re always putting off, our big dreams, also happen to be the biggest regrets of those about to die.Continue Reading