I knew absinthe was bad the first time I took a swig of it when I was 16 and I couldn’t breathe for the better part of a minute.
Every small town has one—that dark long stretch of road where felines roam as royalty. You feel like an interloper in your own neighborhood as pairs of glimmering eyes stare back at you in the distance. You can feel the tensions intensifying as you hear movement behind you. You’d probably start running, but Joseph Ritchie decided to take photos.
Nike’s decision to use Kaepernick as the face of their brand supports the company’s history of utilizing polarizing forces in the worlds of professional athletics and politics to create social change. But does it become a problem when they’re also capitalizing off of it?
If only they had developed these online gaming markets back when I was playing The Sims…I could have become a tycoon selling off the exquisite pieces of architecture I was designing for the boy I had a crush on in elementary school and our three children that he didn’t know about.