Some People Just Don’t Get It: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

one liners simply don’t cut it. sometimes, its about one word. ms. sharon osbourne, in addressing whoppi goldberg’s holocaust comment controversy, is quoted as saying that whoopi goldberg did not get fired over her controversial comments because “nobody gives a f*** about jews.” dailymail.com this attention getting line missed the mark. ms. goldberg’s non-termination canContinue reading “Some People Just Don’t Get It: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Words Can Have A Moment: A Ten Commandment’s Tale

the recent national football league tragedy of mr. dwayne haskins’ passing provides many lessons. one lesson is the timing of one’s opinions. no matter how correct or accurate an opinion placed upon social media or the news is, there are times when it is not appropriate. as a result, individuals on social media and newsContinue reading “Words Can Have A Moment: A Ten Commandment’s Tale”

Shut Up, Let’s Eat: A Ten Commandments’ Passover Tale

our family was like mafia. a jewish mafia. it was not about organized crime, rather organized religion. while the mafia had “the five families”, we had “the four families.” while the mafia had bosses, we had four matriarchal hebrew school teachers. like the mafia, we both had east coast and west coast connections. while noContinue reading “Shut Up, Let’s Eat: A Ten Commandments’ Passover Tale”

She Was Both Right and Wrong At The Same Time: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a new york actress, ms. jacqueline guzman, was fired for comments that she made on tiktok. some of her comments she made, however, were totally correct. dailymail.com for those who live in cities, event street closures are often irritating, disrespectful toward the general public, and deadly. many of these events are ones for which thereContinue reading “She Was Both Right and Wrong At The Same Time: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

A Rock N’ Roll Love Psalm? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

And you shall love the Lord, your God, with all your heart and with all your soul, and with all your means deuteronomy 6:5 an experience from an unsuspecting source can bring meaning. this meaning may not quite fit within a narrative or may defy logic. with imagination, however, the square peg can somehow fitContinue reading “A Rock N’ Roll Love Psalm? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Bulletin Board Material For Humanity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

Nobody cares about it, nobody cares about what’s happening to the Uyghurs Chamath Palihapitiya dailymail.com in sports, players often need additional sources of inspiration to go out and compete. before a contest, opponents, in interviews or social media posts, can often insult the opposing team. frequently, these derogatory statements are are printed out and placedContinue reading “Bulletin Board Material For Humanity: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Lower Case Rebel? A Ten Commandments’ Tale

in august of 2020, unbeknownst to me, i became a rebel. my avoidance of both “shift” and “caps locks” keys perhaps started a revolution or at least a movement. the revolution was only realized when i discovered that academia supporting the indigenous and anti-colonizers co-opted my “lower caseness” for their cause. canadian academic, linda manygunsContinue reading “The Lower Case Rebel? A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

Timing Can Be Beautiful: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

a local drug rehabilitation center’s friday night sabbath services includes the celebration of sobriety anniversaries. honorees step up to the podium and share tales of their fall, their despair, and their rise to clean living. many honorees are well known to the audience. some participated in group sessions and previously shared their stories. at theContinue reading “Timing Can Be Beautiful: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Crazy, The Truth and The Consequences: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

my aunt, bless her soul, got truthy. her long-standing neurological problems and mental deterioration freed her from having a filter. her ability to adjust her public thoughts and opinions was compromised. she simply could care less of the fall out or consequences of what she would say. she spoke her mind. she got “meshugah.” thisContinue reading “The Crazy, The Truth and The Consequences: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”

The Big Celebrity Who Made a Little Fan: A Ten Commandments’ Tale

the emmys, the met gala, and the obama birthday party revealed disturbing treatment of workers. staffers were forced to wear masks while the guests were are all maskless. the message was clear. there are the celebrities and the ruling class that are free in society and there are the others who are serve their needsContinue reading “The Big Celebrity Who Made a Little Fan: A Ten Commandments’ Tale”