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Diversity in Narrative Media

I haven't posted a blog in a bit because, (1) I've been drawing and (2) I've been working on THIS.  It's a website dedicated to exploring the differences between storytelling media such as video games, movies, books and comic books.  I plan on adding some more to it later on.  I will surely focus on the ever-developing Video Game.  There is a lot of room for exploration on how video games tell stories, how the player affects the story, how the story can evolve due to interactivity.  The storytelling language of video games has not been extensively studied and I look forward to delving into it further.

Antipathy for Illegals

I never had a problem with illegal immigrants until 2006.  I understood anyone who wanted to come to America.  We have lots of money here.  Our crap jobs pay more than any other country's crap jobs.  People can come here and support their entire families with two minimum wage jobs.

Then came the rallies. In April of 2006, illegal immigrants from all over the country demanded to have the same rights as me.  I immediately wanted to deport all the ungrateful bastards.  I wanted to build a wall across the Mexican border and tell the whole Latin-American region to go to hell.  Then I thought about some of the laws I skirt because they are stupid.  A few laws have too much red tape, unnecessary policies, confusing wording and obfuscation to be properly obeyed (Tax laws came to mind.  Some tax evaders have my sympathies.  The government shouldn't have the power to tax the same dollar from a rich person six or seven times and then tax them after they die.  It's absurd).  I thought…