In Honor of Mary Stewart

Approximately 52 minutes ago at 4pm July 10, 2015, Mary Stewart retired from the University of Michigan after 42 years of service. At the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year I wrote the following letter to the University on her behalf: To Whom It May Concern: My...

The Sixth King

Last week, the nation celebrated Martin Luther King jr. Day. Like most historical figures with a significant paper trail, you can find several different Kings based on your predispotions. For example, here’s textual evidence for a black conservative King. The...

And then this happened (Mixcloud)

I haven’t been able to get on the tables in a minute. Banged (emphasis on bang) this out over the weekend. Was inspired by a throwback weekend–ten years ago Karizma used to save my life every Thursday, with Jay Rags and DJ Oji looking out once a month at a...

Writing as Practice

Over the past several years I’ve tried to write every day. On a good weekday I get into the office about 6:30am and try to write until around 9 or 10am, and I set a word limit of about 1500 words. I started this habit because I realized that I wasn’t...