At War With My Neighbors Over The Orange Man
Struggling with the war Trump has brought inside our own communities, in poetry form.
What Comedy Taught Me About Race And Politics
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.
Dear America, Now Is The Time For Empathy
It seems that every day, the hateful pundits of the world are gaining more and more strength, while empathy withers and dies. It’s time we finally put a stop to it.
How To Deal With People Who Sell Ideas And Beliefs
Politicians. Priests. Rabbis. Activists. They are all trying to sell us ideas and beliefs, just like a used car salesman offloading a 97 Buick.
Dear Israel: I Love You, But I’m Losing You
Israel, we have always been in love. But from so far away, with the voices of the media and politics ringing in my ears, your image is getting blurred.
How To Be Happy, Change The World, And Make Your Problems Go Away
Yes it’s possible to change things, it’s possible to be happy, it’s possible to solve our problems. But we need to change the way we look at them first.
When Activism Makes You Weak
How we define our identity can totally change the power we have over our lives. In this post I identify where real power comes from and why.
How To Actually Change The World
The way the world thinks about “change” and “revolution” is wrong, and so are the leaders we’ve chosen. There’s only one real way to change things…
Why The Religious Need To Stop Fighting Gay Marriage
There’s a fight the religious need to engage in, but it’s not about legalizing gay marriage.
America’s Obsession With Grammar And What It Means
Why is America so obsessed with grammar and what does it mean about our society at large?