Monthly Archives: September 2018


By David Berry: If you felt that the title of the post was a bit click-baity, you’d be right. But that’s show biz, baby! But now that I have your attention for the next few minutes, I in fact am taking a hard right turn. Today’s post, is in fact, absent of punchlines. There’s no bluster. No self-aggrandizing attempts to put my viewpoints on a pedestal. Instead, a confession. I fucked up yesterday; I allowed […]

Brett Kavanaugh Made Me a Bad Friend


By David Berry: If you felt that the title of the post was a bit click-baity, you’d be right. But that’s show biz, baby! But now that I have your attention for the next few minutes, I in fact am taking a hard right turn. Today’s post, is in fact, absent of punchlines. There’s no bluster. No self-aggrandizing attempts to put my viewpoints on a pedestal. Instead, a confession. I fucked up yesterday; I allowed […]

Brett Kavanaugh Made Me a Bad Friend


Brett Kavanaugh is the United States Circuit Judge of the Court of Appeals for Washington D.C. He is the current nominee for the United States Supreme Court to replace the retiring Justice Anthony Kennedy. Christine Blasey Ford is a psychologist and professor of statistics at Palo Alto University. These are some basic facts about two people who were otherwise anonymous to the public at large until the last few weeks or so. Which is why the […]

The Kavanaugh Hypocrisy



17 years ago today, the United States was attacked through the skies as several terrorist-highjacked airplanes struck buildings in New York City and Washington D.C. and attempted to do so in Pennsylvania. 2,977 victims in all perished in the day’s attacks. Those are the basics of a moment in our history that echoes more loudly than a tidy list of bullet points, and resonates with still-vivid and visceral force. Everyone has their 9/11 story. Some were near Ground […]

A Reflection on #NeverForget


I see you over there, and I can smell your mid-afternoon complacency from here. There you are, seated idly behind your office’s standard-issue Lenovo ThinkPad thinking to yourself “I wish David Berry would write a blog about what he’s been up to/thinks about the Nike protests, and wouldn’t it be nice if he gave me a solid 5 minutes away from refreshing my Instagram feed.” Well, as a self-proclaimed man of the people, an influencer of culture and a […]

A Free, 5 Minute Vacation in My Brain