Voting Is Broken : OPINION

By Cody L. I can vote. And I love that. But voting in America is broken. We broke it with identity politics. And social constructionism. But mainly, we broke it because the majority of Americans can’t seem to measure an idea using an objective standard. They can’t measure it because no objective standard prevails. Except…

Can You Be Enlightened And Still Shop At Wal-mart?

There’s a wide range of possibilities along the spectrum of enlightenment, from the philosophically curious to the full blown unattached guru living in their hidden mountain cave, but until we shirk off this mortal coil completely we are all still beings of flesh and bone which as such require “things” to some degree or another….

Subversive Business: Tips From The Poor Man

Poor Man Brian is on the road this week and had some thoughts to share with all of you here at home in Idaho… As Tiffany’s laptop and pad bag is pulled from T.S.A. pre-check, I think about America. Look at us, we strive for mediocrity. There’s nothing like a cross country trek to show…

Immediacy of the Moment: Your Joy

Where is your immediacy? If it lies in checking current notifications on that tiny screen, we need to talk. Serious shit is passing you by because your nose is buried there instead of exploring life, doing things, making things, and creating change (large or small – it all matters)! Think back to when you where…

Breaking the “Mix-tape Mentality”

By Isiah Fletcher Music is a powerful sentience. It has the power to persuade; it has the power to subvert. My expertise in music comes from a background of playing (drumming in many contexts) and sinking hours of listening to the greatest groups around the world. Over the years my ears have honed in on…

Don’t Blame Technology: Opinion

This is the 21st century. By this time we were supposed to either be living in a blissful utopia or a post apocalyptic wasteland. Flying cars, hover boards, virtual reality, we should have had all that but instead we got phones that are smarter than us, hover-boards that don’t actually hover, and a reality that’s…

Foodie Pr0n

The internet is chock full of disgustingly graphic images of food. Velvety chocolate waterfalls, glistening meats sweaty with succulent juices, decadent visions of complex flavor deconstructions that boggle the imagination and glare in the face of physics itself – madness! These images stimulate the appetite, stirring hungers for things that are so bad for us…