Cinema Crap

When you have to go the theater won’t pause it Sacrifice you must Run and turn and run The orchestra is playing your fans are watching Now You’re in the show the bathroom break is a hit Even though it’s not

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Jesse James Jones – The Combat Medic

Jesse Jones was a combat medic, who, like so many other veterans has a fascinating story to tell. It interested me greatly to discover that Jesse was as eager to share his story with me as I was to hear it. I've used my last name Mihailidis to introduce my questions. With very minor edits,… Continue reading Jesse James Jones – The Combat Medic

TERRORISM MISUNDERSTOOD 1

Exercise 4 For this week’s discussion, I chose to focus on analyzing a few key points from the documentary “Constructing the Terrorist Threat,” produced in 2017. The hour-long documentary introduces a review from scholar Deepa Kumar on the world’s perception of terrorist threats and attacks in relation to Islam. In her analysis, the scholar says… Continue reading TERRORISM MISUNDERSTOOD 1

THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA and THE ART OF SELFIES

Blog 3 A growing and curious phenomenon was recently brought to my attention by reading Alexa Erickson’s 2016 article published on Collective Evolution, titled “Are Selfies Really A Sign of Narcissism, Addiction & Mental Illness?” The title of the article itself invites someone to wonder: is the growing trend of taking selfies really bad and… Continue reading THE ART OF SOCIAL MEDIA and THE ART OF SELFIES

SOCIAL CLASS and SOCIAL STATUS

Discussion Leading Interestingly enough, according to my findings and understanding, there isn’t a stark difference in the terms social class and social status. Oftentimes, these terms in our modern capitalistic societies are used interchangeably. And more often than not, the one social condition will incite or entail the other. However, that isn’t to say that… Continue reading SOCIAL CLASS and SOCIAL STATUS