What is the Difference Between White Eggs and Brown Eggs?

pexels.com Nothing! Well, not exactly, but for our consuming purposes, pretty much nothing. Growing up, for some reason I always had this idea that brown eggs were healthier than their pearly white brethren. Their earthy tones, perhaps, symbolized that they were more natural, or less commercialized and bleached similar to white bread and white rice. … More What is the Difference Between White Eggs and Brown Eggs?

Movie Mini-reviews: Mad Max, Ex Machina, Jurassic World and…

So I’ll admit, I’ve been a bit tardy. Some readers have complained (and I’m flattered) that they are yet to know what I’ve thought of Mad Max (2015) and Jurassic World (2015). Two days ago a message came in for “Straight Outta Compton” (2015). Hold your horses I haven’t even thought of that one yet, … More Movie Mini-reviews: Mad Max, Ex Machina, Jurassic World and…

The Risk of Happiness

Remy Sharp – Untold Happiness (flickr) The defect in happiness is that it fleets, leaks, and seeps. Like a bucket with a gun hole at its bottom, the happy liquid escapes, however slowly (or quickly), to ultimately leave one hollow with an empty pail that is ready for the next filling.  Much of our aspirations tend … More The Risk of Happiness

AOIS21 Annual Literary Magazine

Nazran Baba, Chief Creative behind the Literartist, was among a handful of artists selected to feature in AOIS21 Publishing, LLC’s inaugural yearly literary magazine: “AOIS21 Annual.” The magazine has a wide circulation and describes itself as “a compendium of poetry, short stories, book excerpts, photography and art” that features thirteen contributors from around the world whose works … More AOIS21 Annual Literary Magazine

Am I Right or Right?

At the center of your being, you have the answer; you know who you are, and you know what you want -Lao Tzu PublicDomainPictures – Pixabay I have always pondered the concept of what it means to be accepted by others. Either consciously or otherwise, we constantly judge others. That judgment is succeeded by selective … More Am I Right or Right?

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014): Movie Review

Ultimately, at its reactive mutant core, “X-Men Days of Future Past” (2014) is a film that successfully plugs into the direct story-telling current of existential dualism. A well-charged magnet for binaries, it entertains audiences with a selection of tasteful thematic powers that burst asunder: Existentialism vs. Humanism; Fate vs. Choice; Hope vs. Despair; Addiction vs. … More X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014): Movie Review