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Meet Kristen “Some Selective Fucks” Chapman Gibbons.

January 9, 2016

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There once was a girl who gave WAY too many fucks. Fucks about everything and everyone. Fucks about situations a world away. Fucks about the amount of fucks given, and fucks about those withheld. Over time, the girl grew lopsided. Her limbs heavy with all the fucks she insisted on carrying around. Her mind and […]

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My Plea to My White Friends and Family in South Carolina

June 19, 2015

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If you are friends with me IRL or online, my political leanings are not in anyway hidden or tamped down. They rarely have been. I’ve been opinionated and passionate about politics for almost forty years (true story). There are many of you who do not agree with me politically about very much. Typically, we just […]

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What Twitter Taught Me About The Charleston Shootings

June 18, 2015

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Originally posted on The Boeskool:
Last night, nine people died while worshiping in church. The church was Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, one of the oldest black congregations in the country. An unknown man, described as a white man in his early 20’s wearing a hoodie, went into their Wednesday night prayer service, prayed with them…

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Why Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt Is My New Favourite Series

March 11, 2015

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Originally posted on This Seems Dangerous:
Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt is the new Netflix original show, and it’s actually AMAZING! It’s completely insane and hilarious, and weirdly uplifting, and it gives great life advice, AND the theme is catchy and sing-a-long-able! What more could you POSSIBLY want from a TV series?! By the way, I know…

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Tweet of the Day: Unlimited Waffle Toppings Edition

March 2, 2015

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Kanye West, Justin Bieber and a Waffle are falling into a volcano… You can ONLY save ONE… What toppings would you like on your Waffle? — Will Rodgers (@WilliamRodgers) January 22, 2015

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Stories From the Streets of Nashville

February 25, 2015

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A 5 year-old kid wandered in our office today. By himself. Saying he was hungry. We fed him from all the things we had brought for our own lunches. Our office is in the projects off Lafayette and yesterday I took a woman grocery shopping. She had fifteen dollars to spend for the next 7 […]

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Tweet of the Week: Vaccinate Your Damn Kids Edition

February 6, 2015

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Our thoughts are also with the measles-ravaged country America. I hope we are screening them before they come to Africa. — Elnathan John (@elnathan) February 1, 2015

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A Note To My Readers

January 28, 2015

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Originally posted on The Dish:
One of the things I’ve always tried to do at the Dish is to be up-front with readers. This sometimes means grotesque over-sharing; sometimes it means I write imprudent arguments I have to withdraw; sometimes it just means a monthly update on our revenues and subscriptions; and sometimes I stumble…

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Creating a Space Where There Was None

January 27, 2015

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Tenx9 Nashville hosts monthly storytelling events in Nashville and around the world. I am deeply honored to be a part of this community of people. Our motto is an Irish saying, “It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.” The joy, insight and beauty of true stories leaves my heart larger […]

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Banksy: A Documentary, A Tour of Favorites and A Stab At Identifying the Famed Street Artist

November 10, 2014

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Learn More Here: Roundup of well-known works: And coming soon: And for extra credit: Read and discuss: Why Banksy Is Probably A Woman

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