Eleven years ago, two major things were going on in my life: the first is that I was turning nineteen. The second is I had met a girl.
I believe in freedom of speech but I also believe in a world where people can go wherever they choose without being subjected to harassing, hateful language.
A premium, 45-minute-a-side cassette mixtape of some of my favourite tracks of 2014.
2014 was the year I learned about the importance of time.
Just as “Fear Of Missing Out” describes the anxiety people have that they’ll miss someone else’s awesome thing, “In Case You Missed It” comes from the fear that other people will miss our awesome thing.
As tempting as it is to mock Gawker, Buzzfeed, et al I think it’s wiser to pay attention to how they fare at carving out a new model for journalism in the digital age.
In a post called “The Racists We Love,” Jay Kirell documents the help he’s had in his life – a family member who got him a job, a manager who gave him a raise, fellow army members who saved his life – from people who hold and communicate racist views: “At no point in time did I […]
Stop judging my facial hair…
I know many of you have already made your statements, gracious and congratulatory, but I can’t imagine it doesn’t hurt. You don’t show it, but you’re wondering what went wrong. Where you might have done better.
The differences – or lack of them – between the mayoral candidates.
I’ve had a draft blog post sitting around for a long time about feminism. It’s not really well written, more just a bunch of disparate thoughts. It starts with how I’ve always believed men and women to be equal in the sense that there is nothing men can do that women can’t and that women […]
I’m not a fan of covering crime for its own sake. I understand people are interested in the details, but there’s a lot of crime and it would be easy to fill our days with gory details of shootings and murders from around the world. Not much public value in that. At the same time, there […]
Your writing is valuable and interesting. Stop throwing it away.
Family, legacy, socks.
Amazon is fast and cheap but it doesn’t open on Friday night to help launch a self-published magazine with poetry readings and tea.
Original content is licensed under a
Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada License.
For more information visit http://andrewkurjata.ca/copyright.
Powered by WordPress using a modified version of the DePo Skinny Theme.