Pandora’s Emotional Box; or On Writing While Tethered

Many a time have therapists informed me of a tendency to box my emotions; that is to say, they are bounded and well defined, not bottled or suppressed, as is an action socially regarded as unnaturally repressive. These same therapists have proposed that this box be eradicated. But first, an explanation of this entity. Indeed, … Continue reading Pandora’s Emotional Box; or On Writing While Tethered

Art Critique: “Iago’s Mirror” comments on racism as a surface issue

Interviewers at 60 Minutes once asked Morgan Freeman how he suggested racism be eradicated; he responded, “Stop talking about it.” In unveiling Iago’s Mirror to the world in 2009, that is precisely what Fred Wilson did. He becomes eerily silent about the relational implications of his piece and Shakespeare’s Othello, the likes of which are … Continue reading Art Critique: “Iago’s Mirror” comments on racism as a surface issue