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Four things that disappointed me and one that didn’t

I clearly hit “send” on my piece about white mediocrity too soon. I clearly underestimated the tour de force of “meh” that was Marvel’s Netflix series Iron Fist, or as the folks on FANBros podcast called him Copper Palms. The pacing, the casting, the story, the direction, the visuals… top to bottom this was a … Continue reading

The Celebration of White Mediocrity

This blog topic was suggested by one of my patrons. You can support my writing at http://www.patreon.com/derricklweston. Thanks!  When I was nine, my family moved to an all white suburb. I’ve written and spoken about it often. It has affected the ways I think about race on a global scale as well as how I … Continue reading

Gaze into the abyss

Today’s blogpost was inspired by one of my supporters. You can support my writing at http://www.patreon.com/derricklweston “Beware that, when fighting monsters, you yourself do not become a monster… for when you gaze long into the abyss, the abyss gazes also into you” – Friedrich Nietzsche It’s incredibly frustrating to watch the news these days. I … Continue reading