Snap Judgment LIVE is coming to the BAM Opera House this Friday night, May 8. And we’re bringing a powerhouse lineup: Black Thought from the Roots, Mike Daisey, James Judd, and Glynn Washington. Oh, and me.
Today is 4/20. Later this week is Earth Day. In honor of these equally important holidays, my friends at Movement Generation and I just released our newest video!
Upworthy helped my anti-homophobia satire Coming Out Straight go viral the same week that the totally pro-homophobia “religious freedom” law passed in Indiana. One of those things was fabulous. The other was Indiana.
Avocado. Sprouts. An overpriced, gluten-free bun. Just a few of the special ingredients that turn your average, quarter-pound hamburger into an exotic ‘California burger.’ Now you can add one more ingredient to the list: a dangerous, highly toxic cocktail of chemicals that are being injected into thousands of acres of California farmland.
As I saw many of my Facebook friends (and even more of my Facebook enemies) taking up the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie, I wondered, Do we really know who we’re claiming solidarity with? Is the enemy of my enemy necessarily my friend? Or is this a situation not of righteous heroes and evil enemies, but bad jokes and even worse policies?