Toying with our Lives: Slaying at Sandy Hook #NaBloPoMo

Slaying at Sandy Hook Online Game

Have you heard about this? It’s an online video game that reenacts the Sandy Hook (Newtown) massacre. The Slaying of Sandy Hook Elementary Read the report here: Sandy Hook-inspired game sparks outrage – CT Politics. According to the report, The game opens by directing users to grab a Glock handgun and shoot their mother while she […]

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My First Flash Mob

Here’s another video from our Art=Ammo Flash Mob. These events are happening all over the country–join in! They are easy to plan and fun to do, and make a difference. Watch more moving videos at http://www.artammo.org. Here’s what artist and founder Lorin Latarro says about this movement: “In the words of Brecht, ‘Non-action is a tragic […]

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Shakespeare, the Spam-Chimp, Talks Politics

The public can be recorded and safer in just 30 short days. Really, Shakespeare? The public doesn’t appear amenable to going on record. The public around here is quite libertarian. They don’t want background checks for private gun sales because they think the government will form a registry. They don’t want fluoridated water because they think it’s […]

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Where’s the Line?

On Saturday, my daughter had the following treats: a ‘juice drink,’ chips, crackers, and candy at a birthday party, bubble tea (liquid candy–and a long-promised reward) with me, and frozen yogurt with my mom. On Sunday morning, she had a donut for breakfast, and macaroni and cheese from a box for lunch. My husband and […]

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