Gillette’s recent ad, challenging men to be the best men can be, has certainly elicited strong sentiments, both in support and in opposition. Was it the topic itself? Was it the delivery? Was it both? Do I need my disposable razor to have an opinion on #MeToo? Gillette’s “THE BEST MEN CAN BE” campaign This… Read More ›
I recently had the pleasure of joining Simma Lieberman for a conversation on race. As you’ll hear me reiterate in the podcast, I view race as a very real historical and societal construct (especially in the United States), but something that’s not rooted in biological validity. That being said, having to think about and live… Read More ›
Diversity is as much about our collective similarities as it is about differences.
My wife and I had the opportunity to visit the “Boots on the Ground” memorial in Providence. This display is meant to honor the 6875 uniformed service members who have died since 9/11. It goes without saying, it was an incredibly sobering experience. The term ‘boots on the ground’ is often thrown out in public… Read More ›
Okay, so maybe I wasn’t hip enough to know who Rag n Bone Man (born Rory Graham) was, but since his recent appearance on the Jimmy Fallon show, I am now enlightened. I’ll cut myself a just little slack since his first hit single, “Human”, peaked at number one in the Official Singles Charts in… Read More ›
Spoiler alert! Nope. Like many of us who are gluttons for punishment these days, I frequently share information and/or engage in discussions about politics on social media. One of my friends, who shares differing political views than I, made a comment over the weekend to the effect that he was surprised not only that someone… Read More ›