Showing posts from March 19, 2017

Celebs Are Putting Their Money Where Their Mouth is - to Help the ACLU

Celebrities are sick of Donald Trump's shit already. So they're doing something about it. A few celebrities are hosting a Facebook Telethon via Facebook Live for the ACLU. The event is called Stand for Rights: A Benefit for the ACLU. It will begin on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. ET. 

Stand for Rights will feature appearances by such A-listers as Tina Fey, Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin, Tracy Morgan, Ellie Kemper, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Tituss Burgess, Jane Krakowski, Jon Hamm, and many more. 

From the Facebook event page: "In these tumultuous times, we need our favorite actors, musicians, and comedians to do what they do best. Speak earnestly about politics? No! Entertain you for a great cause? Yes! Because when the Titanic sank, the band kept playing! Except in this case, the band will be raising money for something that can fix the boat. And Leonardo DiCaprio won’t have to die."

The event will be filmed in New York City and is being executive produced by Friend of a Friend Produc…

What I Learned in Boating School is....

(If you don't understand the headline, it's a Spongebob reference, and shame on you for not knowing it.) 

So Let's Start With the Basics.  Writing for a blog is exactly what I thought it would be, but also a little different. I figured writing for a blog would be similar to writing in a journal. Just typing all the thoughts away until I felt better about whatever I was talking about. But I've learned that there is a method to the madness. I've learned that you can't just drop all these words onto page without any organization. Without organization, nobody wants to read what you have to say. And if nobody wants to read what I have to say, that defeats the purpose of publishing a blog where everyone can see it. 
Ch-ch-ch-ch-Changes. The issues I talk about on my blog have changed a little throughout the semester. I started this blog with the intent of placing the sole emphasis on lack of diversity in the media. I've added a bit since then. I still focus on la…