Why Can’t We Just Be Gay?

If you’ve listened to any of the Mediafile Podcasts with me on them, you’ll notice that we mention a lot that I am not from Rhode Island/New England. This is strange for anyone living in New England as they mostly don’t seem to notice that there’s a world outside of their corner. (Sorry, guys, I gotta get my jokes in where I can…)

The thing about being from the South is that yeah, people tend to be a little more narrow-minded when it comes to, well, everything. That’s okay though because there are also some amazing people from the South, too.

Today though, I was very disturbed to see that an openly-gay man in the Country music-scene, Joey Greenwell,  is now claiming that he’s straight and is going by Nate Green. Check the main article out by clicking me. 

Is this a product of the South, selling-out, or the general fact that stereotypes reign?

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An Open Letter to Robin Thicke: Please Shut the Fuck Up.

**Robin Thicke IS a Big D

Alright. I listened to Blurred Lines. I got involved in the debate on whether not it was about rape. I even read where you said that you were a feminist, and then chuckled to myself because that word does not mean what you think it means. I watched Miley Cyrus twerk on you and then subsequently heard you say that it wasn’t planned. I’ve pretty much come to dislike you as a person, but, on top of all of this, you’re now just being a douche that is pushing a little too far.

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Modern Mythologies: SCP Foundation

“We secure. We contain. We protect.

– The Administrator”

In the world of modern mythology, one would be remiss not to mention the SCP Foundation. With the last count I saw at upwards of 2000 articles, this is a site I’ve visited for years now and honestly believe to be a gem of the Internet.

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Transmedia: My Intentions for the Future of a Blog

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I would like to take the present moment to lay out my plans for my Transmedia blog entries, at least for the near future. It has been suggested that I should write a blog post describing how to talk to trans people and how to discuss trans issues with due respect and consideration. I also intend to begin pursuing a series of blog entries that are deeply tied to my personal interests and to my career goals.
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Modern Mythologies: Slender Man and Marble Hornets

Since I hit my first year as a Freshman college student, news has had a way of getting under my skin. It can shock me; leaving me either irritated, enraged, terrified, or a little bit of all three. It got to the point where I had to take a step back. I had to completely separate myself from the news stories I knew would do little more than aggravate me, and I’ve done pretty good about it.
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Transmedia: RuPaul Just Doesn’t Get It


I have gone back and forth about whether or not I was going to wade into the quagmire that is surrounding RuPaul and his show. I have my opinions and have been following the story closely, but I was not sure if I wanted my first blog to be one which may cause heated opinions and it was an older story by this point. That all changed when RuPaul deemed it necessary to stick foot securely in mouth again. Continue reading