POST: 'Boys of a Certain Age' - love, love and more love

Ira and his gay nephew, Christopher, hosted Larry and his gay son, Bryan, at their house for the weekend. Everyone in the house was a democrat except for Ira’s nephew, Christopher. He voted for... none other than Donald Trump and basically kept this secret from everybody so you know it was a pretty big deal for everyone in the house and for me as well…

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POST: 'Jitney' - what the hell do I know

This story like most of August Wilson’s “Pittsburgh Cycle”, it is set in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - this time it is the 1970’s. The jitney business is set up by a man named Becker, since regular cabs didn’t travel into that particular neighborhood. There we get to witness a collection of stories with that jitney station as the backdrop. But deep down, the root of this story is one of hope and acceptance.

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POST: 'Hi-Fi/Wi-Fi/Sci-Fi' - it increasingly takes control of my life

HiFi/WiFi/SciFi takes a look at the world of technology and ponders its utilities throughout the past, present, and future. And though we are so dependent on technology today, the show does not hesitate to remind one that the future of technology isn’t necessarily solely the happy-go-lucky concept of hover cars and personal robot assistants we see on film or in EPCOT. Why encourage me to use my phone, I mused, when you just told me that I spend too much time looking at my screen? 

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POST: 'Blurred Lines' - I had a lot to say...

I have experienced cat-calling with such regularity, I am desensitized to it. I have been pressured by men I have dated for sexual activity. I recognize that I am one of the lucky ones. I have not been a victim of rape or sexual assault. But I have been a victim to a society that perpetuates a culture where consent is overlooked and rape is excused and normalized.

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POST: 'The Lion King' - I hate to fanboy, but...

Outside may have been raining literal hell on 42nd Street, but inside my soul was raining childhood memories. After arriving at the theater through the blistering rain, my heart couldn't help but to feel like it was at home again. Its theater home. The audience was diverse, the food was reasonably priced - like what more could you ask for during a Broadway play?

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POST: 'A History of Servitude' - was this a joke or was this really unfolding?

As the play proceeded I found myself in constant confusion and shock as characters switched to reality -- going from their masks to people realizing they were in a play. One of the characters became his actor out of nowhere as he took off his mask and said "Guys I really wanna finish this play but another theatre company called me where I can make more money". It's moments like that I lived for because I sat in genuine confusion... was this a joke or was it really unfolding before me?

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POST: 'The Breeze In May' - did it all happen?

As the play began to unfold, I found myself constantly second guessing the play's reality. Did the protagonist have schizophrenia? Wow, I can't believe he killed his boyfriend. Wait his boyfriend's not dead? Wait his girlfriend is dead? Who are the other people in his head? Did he really meet that crazy woman in the woods or did he imagine it? Was that crazy woman really his mom?

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