Masks, CRT, Grooming: What Comes Next In Schools

Masks, CRT, Grooming: What Comes Next In Schools

As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, it seems like teachers aren’t getting appreciated at all. All over the country, people have been interrupting school board meetings complaining about the horrible assault happening to the children. From mask mandates to the teaching of CRT to the accusations of grooming (which I’m assuming is not about getting kids to brush their hair), conservatives are furious about what is happening to the youth.

And I have bad news for America… it’s nowhere near done.

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Masks, CRT, Grooming: What Comes Next In Schools

Masks, CRT, Grooming: What Comes Next In Schools

As Teacher Appreciation Week comes to a close, it seems like teachers aren’t getting appreciated at all. All over the country, people have been interrupting school board meetings complaining about the horrible assault happening to the children. From mask mandates to the teaching of CRT to the accusations of grooming (which I’m assuming is not about getting kids to brush their hair), conservatives are furious about what is happening to the youth.

And I have bad news for America… it’s nowhere near done.

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The Last Thing America Needs Right Now: A White Man’s Thoughts On Roe V. Wade

I get it. You don’t want to hear from me. I don’t really want to hear from me. As I’m sitting in bed waiting for my son to wake up, all I’m thinking is that I’m the last person who should be writing right now.

There are better voices. Smarter voices. People who can tell you what this means in a larger contextual purpose or what we, as a country, should be doing.

I’m not one of those people. I’m still asking questions. Because I don’t understand how we got here.

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The Last Thing America Needs Right Now: A White Man’s Thoughts On Roe V. Wade

The Last Thing America Needs Right Now: A White Man’s Thoughts On Roe V. Wade

I get it. You don’t want to hear from me. I don’t really want to hear from me. As I’m sitting in bed waiting for my son to wake up, all I’m thinking is that I’m the last person who should be writing right now.

There are better voices. Smarter voices. People who can tell you what this means in a larger contextual purpose or what we, as a country should be doing.

I’m not one of those people. I’m still asking questions. Because I don’t understand how we got here.

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The Truth About Elon Musk And Twitter: A Fancy Boys Exclusive

The Truth About Elon Musk And Twitter: A Fancy Boys Exclusive

When news broke yesterday that billionaire weirdo Elon Musk had purchased Twitter, the social media site became abuzz with theories. Is this simply a way for Musk to add to his pile of expensive toys? Or was this a way for Musk to allow people like Donald Trump to rejoin the platform (which might be the only way for him to, legitimately, win back the presidency in 2024)?

The truth is much more weird, as the truth usually is.

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FBC 2022 OSCAR COVERAGE, PART XII: Will Smith Don’t Gotta Cuss In His Raps To Sell Rec… HOLY SHIT! HE DID WHAT?!?!?

FBC 2022 OSCAR COVERAGE, PART XII: Will Smith Don’t Gotta Cuss In His Raps To Sell Rec… HOLY SHIT! HE DID WHAT?!?!?

For the most part, the 94th Academy Awards ceremony, things went the way the Oscars normally go, To my pleasant surprise, the three-pronged attack of hosts Amy Schumer, Regina Hall and Wanda Sykes worked really well, with the telecast allowing them to shine as a group but also as individuals. CODA won the three awards it was nominated for, which is a big deal when you understand that those three awards were Best Supporting Actor, Best Original Screenplay and Best Picture. There were moving speeches and celebrations of films that made a lot of sense (the 50th anniversary of The Godfather) and significantly less sense (the 28th anniversary of Pulp Fiction). There was a star-studded version of Encanto‘s “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” that was, at best, confusing. There were laughs and tears and too much cheese and shrimp consumed by one particular person watching from home. It was a typical Oscars night, and considering I think of the ceremony the way people think of the Super Bowl, that was a good thing.

And then there was the televised assault.

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FBC 2022 OSCAR COVERAGE, PART XII: The Final Predictions (Part 5)

FBC 2022 OSCAR COVERAGE, PART XII: The Final Predictions (Part 5)

Well, we’ve done it. I’ve given you predictions for screenplay, acting, and literally every other category. It’s time for the two biggies. Let’s not waste any more of the internet and just dive in.

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FBC 2022 Oscar Coverage, Part X: What My Oscar Nominations Would Have Been

FBC 2022 Oscar Coverage, Part X: What My Oscar Nominations Would Have Been

So, I’ve been predicting the nomination, and I’ve been feeling strangely good about my picks, which is almost a guarantee that I’m going to crash and burn Sunday night. But, while I have given my predictions for what I thought would win and be nominated, I haven’t said what my personal nominees would have been had the Oscars been left up to me, which seems like a pretty great idea, now that I think about it.

So, here is what I would have nominated. Leaving out a few categories out (International Feature, all shorts, Best Documentary) because I don’t feel like I’ve seen enough to make a well-educated group of nominees.

But, here we go. The nominees are…

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FBC 2022 OSCAR COVERAGE, PART IX: The Three Big Reasons To Not Watch This Year

FBC 2022 OSCAR COVERAGE, PART IX: The Three Big Reasons To Not Watch This Year

Last year’s Oscars ceremony was such a spectacular blunder, if you tried to make a movie out of it, no studio would release it because of how unbelievable it was. And there was no better example of that than the trainwreck that was how the ceremony ended.

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