Switch up the Ice Bucket Challenge with the Rice Bucket Challenge!

So, you’ve done the Ice Bucket Challenge and are ready to donate in other ways! Fortunately for you, there is yet another Facebook challenge for you to participate in and have everyone on your time line do and post about for days on end! It’s the #RiceBucketChallenge and it’s putting rice straight into the bowls […]

Why Do(n’t) We Care?

This all started with one short commercial. I’m sure you’ve all seen it before; those feed the children ads. It starts with the starving foreign kids staring into the camera as a soft piano plays, tugging at your heartstrings. Then a wholesome narrator pleads with you to expend a bit of your comfort to ensure […]

Why You Need To Watch “12 Years a Slave”

British director Steve McQueen (not to be confused with the legendary American actor) has only released three feature films, but his latest 12 Years A Slave has all that it takes to become the artist’s magnum opus. McQueen’s films always center around men with big issues. He gave notoriety to the now-famous Michael Fassbender, starring […]