Youth behind bars.
The tragic tale of the New Orleans Mother's Day shooting hadn't even finished before the media lost interest, while the Boston Bombing story was covered for weeks. Why do we make one story a tragedy and ignore others? Kanye West may have revealed the answer back in 2005.
Banter editor Ben Cohen recounts his mind blowing, life altering Ayahuasca experience.
London is still in shock from the public beheading of an off-duty soldier two days ago. In recent years the war-time 'Keep Calm and Carry On' posters have become popular, but can the British public prove its legendary resolve and not succumb to fear and hatred?
I can't say that I've ever been the subject of an open letter, but a reader was kind enough to not only school me on history in the hope of making the point that maybe all is not lost for America, but to then send me a link to his work. I'm the first to admit that it's really unfortunate that I've been feeling this way lately about our politics and our culture, but maybe it's true that I'm only able to see it all through the prism of my own experience or through the events of my lifetime. Either way, the lesson is appreciated.The Gloomy Historian: An Open Letter To Mr. Pazienza/10.8.13By the way, am I really finally at that place where I need to be referred to as "Mr. Pazienza?" Jesus.