"Can't you see he's on drugs. Yes, he's crying that he can't breathe and for help. I'm helping. Putting him out of his misery. You're welcome."
Derrick Chauvin is trying very hard to give the jurors in his own trial the same look he gave concerned citizens as he kneeled on a man's neck for nine minutes till the man expired. The look of abject, unconcerned but testy authority that one dares not question for fear of ultimate, wrath-of-god reprisals should … Continue reading The ‘Chauvin’ Look, aka the Tough Cop Icy Stare, ‘The Fuck You Gonna Do’ Look Not Working As Well On Jurors as It Did On Bystanders of Unjust Murder
Not a good sign corporate hasn't gotten on board with the thrust of people to change their lives and have a better shake. Meager reallocations of police funds. Some brands changing mascots. People thinking things are mostly over. They're regrouping and no one has learned anything from anyone about what they are actually feeling. So … Continue reading I worry about bomb-throwers and starving people, the way any healthy politician should
The Fear And Necessity of Breaking the Political Fourth Wall By Cypress Butane In art, especially in stageplays, the convention of the ‘Fourth Wall’ is the imaginary barrier separating the audience and the action of the play. The fourth wall is ‘broken’ when the art becomes self-referential, perhaps yielding to vocalizations that it is all … Continue reading Tonight in Tulsa: Terror Along the Proscenium:
THE MONARCH WRITERS - a St. Louis Writing Group of diverse backgrounds and demographics, sees this time of social strife and turmoil as a time that cries for not just ACTIVISTS and ORGANIZERS, but also WRITERS and ARTISTS to lift up voices and stories that amplify the cries for justice. And perhaps offer EXPOSITIONS OF … Continue reading ‘EXPOSITIONS OF REBELLION’ – A Call From The St. Louis Writers Group THE MONARCH WRITERS To Add Your Voice To The Ongoing Protests