Last Saturday's November 15, 2014 episode of the AMC western drama Hell on Wheels had to have had everyone watching in suspense. Then it happened. The mobile town of Hell on Wheels in Cheyenne had lost a courageous spiritual overseer.
With the star power of rapper/actor Common and actor/entrepreneur Malik Yoba, iconic32's launch party demonstrated how simple it is to be a force for social good while also enjoying the privileges of being among the world's leading consumer classes.
As kids and parents enjoy their well-deserved break from school work, we can all take a more active role in ensuring their minds don't simply melt away into a morass of video games, texting and social media.
How do we survive it without hurting ourselves or others? If you get caught up in the causality of the war that is waged upon us all in this life you won't make it out alive. You have to tell a story, have a voice and write the lyrics of your own life.
No matter what job we get or relationship we embark upon, the practice of doing the same thing every day is a form of monotony we're not easily accustomed to, and the thought of it continuing on forever creates terror in our liberated souls.
Never has contributing to the delinquency of a minor been so wonderfully tragic and compelling. Sometimes Woody Watson, an 11 year-old, is a vulnerable kid. "Only one place I have is OK. Inside me where I can hide everything."