The National Zoo: A Review

Zoos are complicated. It is difficult to overcome the visceral image of animals kept in cages, knowing the freedom of movement they may otherwise have. Further, some zoos in the past have been known to be abusive or cruel to the animals they keep in captivity. As zoos have modernized, however, they have become important … Continue reading The National Zoo: A Review

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Furious 7: A Review

The Fast and Furious franchise is the street corner where awesome crashes head first into stupid. The films started mildly, focusing on a simple story of a police officer trying to take down a street racing gang. The franchise has progressed into what can only be described as near superhero territory. The characters are basically … Continue reading Furious 7: A Review

The Experience of Starbucks: A Review

Starbucks was founded in Seattle Washington in 1971. Through clever branding, and price conscious service, Starbucks quickly rose to prominence selling coffee all across the United States. It is now one of the most prevalent corporate brands of a country all too fond of them. Starbucks has an array of products, from mediocre food to … Continue reading The Experience of Starbucks: A Review

Gay Discrimination and Christianity: A Rant

In the soon to be decided Masterpiece Cakeshop v. Colorado Civil Rights Commission case, the Supreme Court is going to determine whether the Civil Rights Act applies to sexual orientation, and whether public accommodations must serve gay customers. The background, at its most basic, is that a baker refuses to bake a cake for a … Continue reading Gay Discrimination and Christianity: A Rant

Prospective Home Ownership: A Review

Home ownership is the cornerstone of the American dream. Nothing feels as American as lawns and white picket fences, populated by energetic dogs and kids. One can picture Normal Rockwell’s ideal cul-de-sac, and feel content. Home ownership is of course not a reality for many Americans, due to our pervasive wealth inequality, and a housing … Continue reading Prospective Home Ownership: A Review