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On Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

On Batman: The Dark Knight Rises

Continuing from Batman Begins and Batman: The Dark Knight, is Batman: The Dark Knight Rises, the final part of Chistopher Nolan’s The Dark Knight Trilogy. The film features Burn Gorman (Torchwood Series 1 and 2, Bleak House), and Morgan Freeman (Deep Impact). Notably, the film was accused of being political as the Salon article, “Batman hates the … Continue reading

Reflection On: Meeting Joe Kennedy III

Reflection On: Meeting Joe Kennedy III

On June 10th, 2016, I finally had the pleasure of meeting Congressman Joe Kennedy III at a Pride Party taking place in Boston’s South End neighborhood at Ink Block Boston. Bobby Kennedy commends @mayortommenino and #coolglobes for understanding how #nature is public good we must protect. pic.twitter.com/HYIqZjeglB — Greenovate Boston (@GreenovateBos) August 15, 2013 The … Continue reading

On Hipsters

On Hipsters

It was only a few years ago that at a local establishment, I was called a ‘hipster.’ They always talked to me about me apparently “trying to be cool” as a reason for every motivation, suggesting I was making efforts to appear perfect, and making excuses as to why I shouldn’t be either social, or … Continue reading

Reflections On: Boston Pride 2011 & 2012

Reflections On: Boston Pride 2011 & 2012

For the first time in 2011, I marched with a group in the Boston Pride Parade: MassEquality. If there is one thing Boston Pride 2011 wasn’t, it would be “dry.” It was raining the entire time. I recall Charles Street being one of the worst parts of the route that day. It was great to … Continue reading

5 Things I Don’t Like About Bernie

5 Things I Don’t Like About Bernie

This election cycle has been the most unique so far in my lifetime, with notably Donald Trump being the Republican Party nominee, and Hillary Clinton (my candidate) succeeding in becoming the first female Presidential nominee of a major political party. As shown in the clip above, Donald Trump previously called Bernie Sanders some quite nasty … Continue reading

Abolishing Mandatory Minimums

Abolishing Mandatory Minimums

At the second annual Massachusetts Criminal Justice Reform Coalition summit on Monday, March 16th, 2015 at UMass Boston, Cheif Justice of the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court gave the following address on mandatory minimum senatcing: In March of 1976, while a college senior, I submitted my undergraduate thesis in economics, with the catchy title, “Adopting a Policy … Continue reading