Understanding The Ford and Kavanaugh Hearings

Understanding The Ford and Kavanaugh Hearings

Twenty-seven years ago, Anita Hills stood up and came forward against Justice Clarence Thomas. Now, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford stood before the Senate Judiciary Committee to testify against Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh. To those who are currently lost in one of the biggest moments in history today, and don’t understandably grasp what is happening […]

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Break American Politics

Sacha Baron Cohen Wants to Break American Politics

The American public is no stranger to Sacha Baron Cohen, a well known prankster who sports a wide variety of personalities, such as Ali G, Borat and Bruno. Each of these personalities was born out of The Ali G Show (2000, 2003-2004), an HBO short run series that features Cohen undercover as each character in an […]

Bathroom battlegrounds: Debunking Trans Myths

Bathroom battlegrounds: Debunking Trans Myths

Since President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence have taken office, it hasn’t been very easy for LGBTQ+ Americans, especially transgender individuals. The Trump administration hasn’t tried to hide their extremely anti-LGBTQ+ policies; notable efforts include Trump’s failed transgender military ban and Secretary of Education Betsy Devos declining to follow through and rescinding Obama-era […]

The Live Nation / Ticketmaster problem

The Live Nation / Ticketmaster problem

What do Matchbox Twenty and the United States Department of Justice have in common? They’re both pretty skeptical of how the merger between Live Nation and Ticketmaster has played out since it was approved by federal officials back in 2010. The merger was approved in hopes of boosting competition with other ticketing and booking services, […]

The Trump Films Are Coming, And We Might as Well Get Ready Now.

The Trump Films Are Coming, And We Might as Well Get Ready Now.

I am not rich, I am not White. I am younger than 40, I am from California, and I have a college degree. Basically, I am the inverse of the stereotypical supporter of President Donald Trump (except for being male). I’m also a film junkie who can recognize when real life is just a screenplay […]

A look at the music modernization act, and if it will actually change anything.

A look at the music modernization act, and if it will actually change anything.

Issues surrounding copyright and royalty fees have at least one thing in common with virtually everything else that existed before the 21st century: things got a lot more complicated thanks to the Internet. Before the advent of things like streaming services and Youtube, royalties were pretty much paid in two categories. Mechanical royalties were paid […]