Showing posts from February 19, 2017

Emotional Roadshow 2017 - Twenty One Pilots

I know this is sort of an out of the ordinary post for this blog, but I wanted to write about my experience seeing Twenty One Pilots at the BOK Center. I saw them on Tuesday, which makes that my seventh time to see them perform.

It was so much fun. They always put on such a great show. I always leave with 100's of pictures and too many videos. Tuesday was no exception.

These are a few of the photos I took from the concert. They always end their shows with a red sea of confetti raining down from the ceiling. They performed all my favorites and even a few unexpected cover songs. 

The first time I saw Twenty One Pilots, it was in Grand Prairie, Texas in 2010. They opened for Fall Out Boy and Panic! at the Disco at the Verizon Center. It was their Save Rock and Roll tour. Twenty One Pilots went on at 7:00 p.m. on the nose, and there were maybe 25 of us in the crowd who showed up early enough to watch them perform. A huge juxtaposition from 25 to 19,199. 

They sold out the BOK center on T…

Why Are We So Concerned with Where People Want to Pee?

Aside from all the other ridiculousness coming out of the Trump administration, we learned last night that it has decided to rescind the Obama's rule on transgender students' bathroom access and use. 

Long story short; Obama decided that transgender students should be able to use the bathrooms based on the gender with which they identify. The Trump administration decided they can't. 

The Justice and Education departments said the Obama administration documents do not "contain extensive legal analysis or explain how the position is consistent with the express language of Title IX, nor did they undergo any formal public process. This interpretation has given rise to significant litigation regarding school restrooms and locker rooms."

Seriously though. I can't with this anymore. There are starving people all over the country. There are overcrowded jails with no funds to support or house the inmates residing in them. There has been 270 school shootings (attempted an…