“Guns Don’t Kill People . . .” MALES Kill People

2018-02-26T07:32:40+00:00 February 26th, 2018|

GENDER is the missing cornerstone in the dialogue around the ongoing epidemic of school shootings, gun violence, gang violence and domestic violence. As a professional working in the field of G.B.V. (“Gender Based Violence”) for the last 16 years, I am exasperated. I have worked with groups of men (including many gang members) in one [...]

Will “Black Panther” Ignite a Revolution?

2018-01-21T11:30:29+00:00 January 21st, 2018|

How can a mere Comic Book Movie have the potential to change the face of American politics?  History teaches us revolutions often ignite from less than zero. Marvel "Black Panther" Movie Most revolutions ignite due to some “small” inciting incident. The Russian Revolution kicked off due to a late delivery of Rye bread, [...]

2018 Calls for Men to become Warriors of Peace

2017-12-24T20:38:31+00:00 December 24th, 2017|

“To choose the path of a Warrior of Peace is not easy, but it creates a life filled with love, power, and significance.” 2017 was a year of shame for our bloody county. The blood that cried out from the ground took its vengeance upon those of us in the land of the living.  Race [...]

“Dear White People” — You Do Not Exist

2017-12-10T20:26:12+00:00 December 10th, 2017|

“Emancipate yourself from mental slavery, none but ourselves can free our minds.” --- Bob Marley Author and Zanzibarian Historian Mohammed           “Dear White People,” you do not exist. Please do not get defensive or upset.  Do not get worried, no groups of people are out to “get you,” move [...]

Let us Rejoice in Hollywood’s Fall

2017-12-04T14:25:14+00:00 December 4th, 2017|

“We are mad as hell, and we are not going to take this anymore." --- Howard Beale, from the film, “Network.”   Hear ye, hear ye . . . Babylon is falling! Hallelujah. Weinstein’s fall was the first sacrifice of the Old Order, the inglorious “Old Boys Club” that makes up Hollywood. When the testimonies [...]

“A Tale of Two Cities” —7 Reasons Why London Beats Los Angeles

2017-10-22T15:32:30+00:00 October 22nd, 2017|

Frank Blaney, a life-long Angeleno points out how the radically different environments of London and Los Angeles compare for men’s health, sanity, and quality of life in this “Tale of Two Cities.” As a lifelong resident of Los Angeles (born, raised, and subjected to interminable internment) I have an intimate knowledge of “La La Land.” Yet, recently [...]

“Why American Men Love Violence” by Frank Blaney

2017-09-17T13:48:26+00:00 September 17th, 2017|

Why do American men love violence? American males, regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, social class, etc. are “baptized” into violence. American males, regardless of their ethnicity, sexual orientation, social class, etc. are “baptized” into violence. Within our political, cultural, and historical context, it is the air we first breathe upon as we exit the [...]

“‘Get Rich or Die Trying’ — American Men’s Path to Addictions and Depression.” by Frank Blaney

2017-08-27T07:57:17+00:00 August 27th, 2017|

American men’s path to addictions and depression are paved with good intentions. Deliverance from addictions and stress can come from pursuing our “useless” creative hobbies. Money Money Money = Addiction In these increasingly difficult economic times, we often get submerged under a lie that upholds the “American Dream” ---every moment of our waking [...]

“Trump’s Charlottesville Comments Prove He is Perfect for America—Seriously.”

2017-08-16T16:11:48+00:00 August 16th, 2017|

"We are the United States of Amnesia; we learn nothing because we remember nothing” --- Gore Vidal. I profoundly empathize with Jimmy Fallon’s heart felt monologue regarding Trump’s Charlottesville statements: “This is not Okay. This is not who we are. This is not acceptable. I refuse to live in a country like this.”  Wrong, Jimmy.  [...]