Day: May 27, 2019

Netflix Documentary Recommendation: My Son the Jihadi (2015)

Quote from My Son the Jihadi by Michael Evans (brother of Thomas Evans): “It’s so weird, how someone who’s grown up as your own flesh and blood could do that to somebody.  It doesn’t make any sense, I don’t think it ever will make… Continue Reading “Netflix Documentary Recommendation: My Son the Jihadi (2015)”

Mishmash of End of May Quotes

Book Recommendation: Rising Strong

 “A lot of cheap seats in the arena are filled with people who never venture onto the floor. They just hurl mean-spirited criticisms and put-downs from a safe distance. The problem is, when we stop caring what people think and stop feeling hurt by… Continue Reading “Book Recommendation: Rising Strong”

Poem: Blood Never Lies

We knew. You didn’t have to threaten us. The poison ran deep in our family blood. It left indents whenever your fingers moved up and down our arms. Hatred led your cracked hand to that full syringe. You can’t pretend destruction never existed within… Continue Reading “Poem: Blood Never Lies”

Movie Recommendation: Small Town Crime (2017)

Quote from Small Town Crime by Steve Yendel “Do we have to listen to this?“ Executive Producers: Mehrdad Elie and Octavia Spencer Directors: Eshom and Ian Nelms Writers: Eshom and Ian Nelms Major Cast: John Hawkes, Anthony Anderson, Octavia Spencer, Robert Forster, Clifton Collins… Continue Reading “Movie Recommendation: Small Town Crime (2017)”

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