When Entertainment and Accuracy Clash: The Stonewall Movie Controversy

Stonewall, a movie about the 1969 Stonewall riots, is debuting in U.S. theaters on Friday, September 25th, 2015. But will there be audiences to watch it? A recent controversy involving the movie’s casting choices had LBGT communities in an uproar, many prepared to boycott the premiere. The Stonewall riots occurred in June of 1969 in Manhattan, New York … More When Entertainment and Accuracy Clash: The Stonewall Movie Controversy

Sound Seen in a New Way

Typically, sound is not considered as more than just the music pulsing through earbuds, sirens and car horns, a neighbors house party, crickets on a summer night. Music has commonly been used for expression, enjoyment, education. It has been found to affect stress, which may be one reason people keep music at close hand throughout their lives. Sound … More Sound Seen in a New Way

Amazon as a Threat to Traditional Publishing

The great multi-headed (four, to be exact) beast that is the publishing industry has a new head, one that just might bite off the others. Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Penguin Random House, Hachette Livre are wary of Amazon. It started way back in 2007, when Amazon introduced it’s new Kindle, a clunky e-reader that used “electronic … More Amazon as a Threat to Traditional Publishing