Author: Hipolito

So An American-Muslim Congresswoman Is At A Bar…

So an American-Muslim congresswoman is at a bar among friends and confidantes, and her passion gets the best of her and she exclaimed what one of her goals for running for congress was and now that she has won, she is clearly very aware of why she is there and the president’s minions are trying to “squash” the “dissension” that the people elected as a response to the hate and aggression that has been rained by this administration upon them for the last two years. The Muslim ban, the attack on any refugees from the middle east and the...

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The Name of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Sends Shivers

The name of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez sends shivers down the spines of Trump conservatives who either fear or hate people like her. And they should be fearful, she is a 29 year old woman from Queens who is not afraid as she is well educated and well experienced with a degree from Boston University. And on top of that with a degree in economics and international relations, she is about to gain two years of experience in one of the most coveted environments that will help her hone her skills in a most authentic and difficult space in the world,...

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Things Worked Out for the Dude And The Cohen Brothers’ Apologism.

By Polo Munoz, Managing Editor/Publisher Watching for the first time the cult classic “The Big Lebowski,” one word came to mind very quickly; privilege. From the beginning of the film, I immediately got annoyed by the way the writers, the Cohen brothers, seem to pontificate and apologize for the unwilling and “adorable” everyday man. The man who decides to just live on the fringes of secular life, the unwilling Lebowski gets constantly victimized by a world that does not care for him, but appreciates who he is as an individual, in essence they appreciate and crave his existence. At...

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Advise For The New Year To Those Youth That Do Not Care For Any

By Polo Munoz, Managing Editor/Publisher Disclaimer, this has nothing to do with Ice Cube, except that the look in that picture personifies most folks that got advise that they did not expect, much less want. But for the two students that have asked me seriously for some guidance, here you are. First and foremost, stay in school. Take the time to learn from all those adults in your path and ask the hard questions. Challenge your teachers and your peers, and always be elegant. They will provide opportunities that you could not imagine are there. They need you to...

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“Springsteen on Broadway” is a Poetic, Joyful, Entertaining Masterclass.

By Polo Munoz, Managing Editor/Publisher The first two minutes of “Springsteen on Broadway” is a poetic Masterclass. If you are an artist, especially a “newcomer” it is a message you need to hear. If you are a musician, this is a love poem especially for you. For the rest of us, it is an opportunity to sit on an imaginary porch and share a moment with the quintessential American poet. His rough voice and his soothing truths are a reminder that Bruce is who once in a while we need to hear. One of the most beautiful and freeing...

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