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I watched a movie – Certified Copy by Abbas Kiarostami

I watched an art movie with Juliette Binoche in it. How can I sum up my feelings? I’m going to let my characters speak for me. Here is the cast of Lunatics in the short – Movie Night! MOVIE NIGHT (A lunatics short) Hiromi: So this is your favorite film? Certified Copy by Abbas Kiarostami … Continue reading

Why I didn’t like Tomorrowland by an Optimistic Futurist

Today I watched the movie, Tomorrowland. It showed me a vision of the future with jet packs and gleaming white cities floating in the clouds. But despite the beauty and the vision, I was left with an undercurrent of dread and lingering fear. Why? What could I possibly object to? Is this not the future … Continue reading

Waiting for WE

My Father (Dr. Charles A. Hunter) often spoke of race issues and was a member of the Dallas Police Relations board. I learned a lot from listening to him. On the news, I heard that another black man has been shot and killed by a white policemen. I frowned, and walked on. On social media, … Continue reading

Poison Ivy

One morning, as I stood on my porch, I noticed some plants growing under the tree nearest the house. I walked closer and looked down to see a vine with reddish leaves in groups of three. “Oh no, I have Poison Ivy growing right in front of the house!” I cried. When I was a … Continue reading

Why Fanfiction rules the internet

Fanfiction is a collection of stories based on the characters and settings from existing commercial works. The reason that I use the word commercial is because we don’t usually call it fan fiction if you write a story about Lady Macbeth even if Shakespeare wrote it first. The separation of stories into fiction and fanfiction … Continue reading

Is fan fiction crap?

Recently, I was talking to an author who was working to finish her manuscript, and I mentioned that I wrote fan fiction. She said that she doesn’t read the stuff, and that she tries to stay away from it because she doesn’t want to write crap. Such a statement has a load of assumptions built … Continue reading

Nice Article on the legality of Fan Fiction

Hi! This summer, I’ve been reading fanfiction. That’s why I found this article of the legality of fan fiction interesting. Please post if you know more sources. Are fan fiction and fan art legal?

Perspective

What is perspective? Holding a pecan in hand and seeing the tree.

Worth

Why do some believe A man who is not working should starve in the street?

Meditation

The world is chaos. I close my eyes and breathe in a moment of peace.