Wildfires and Prisoners: a Cinderella Story or Just Plain Ole Exploitation?

Recently, the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) tweeted about California prison inmates being used to fight its wildfires, which have been some of the most-life-threatening in history. The post reads:…

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In the bizarre age of social distancing, social media has used a few signature terms to help add humor to our unfortunate circumstances. Memes mocking the countless inspirational messages that start with “In these strange and uncertain times…”, WFH emails…

Meet Caleb

When casting the role of Caleb, the casting director knew they needed someone who could convey confidence and charm easily. They needed someone believable in a role that could balance a character as complex as Julia. The search for Caleb…

The Haunting of Julia

GASP I wake up to the sound of a baby crying. I pull the pillow over my head and squeeze my eyes tightly shut like a child afraid of a bump in the night. If I pretend it’s not there,…

Meet Julia

The role of Julia is a complex one, to say the least, and finding the perfect actress to fill that role was not something the producers and director took lightly. After spending weeks going over auditions, they finally found the…

There’s blood on my hands

There’s blood on my hands On my arms Splattered on my feet. There’s blood on my shirt… Fuck… Not this shirt. My mind is suddenly alert. Ready To act To save This goddamn shirt. Oh This shirt. It’s my favorite…

A Prisoner of my Thoughts

I’m suffocating. Feel it like hands around my throat, squeezing, draining the very life out of me. The thoughts never go away, they never let up. I crave peace, but it shows no mercy. A minute to feel like I…

Goodnight, Tobias

Another night spent on another assignment. I don’t want to go out tonight. It’s cold, dark, rainy. Kind of suits how I’m feeling about this latest assignment. Nothing about this is new, but I dread it more and more every…