My very good friend Carlos and I never tested our friendship. Many mornings we worked together serving coffee and discussing what we would do once our shifts ended. Often our conversations involved advising one another about intimate relationships, money and career ambitions. When my birthday rolled around in February 2008, everything changed. I threw a… Read More »
Can I be honest for a moment? I live for drama and mass confusion. At the edge of sanity and looking to take a leap into confusion, the unknown completely turns my frown upside down. And here’s the really honest part… That was how I used to live. In my twenties, there was nothing more… Read More »
These young folks are out here doing big thangs. Meet Moon – singer, songwriter, filmmaker. She’s a young Compton resident teaching her community of storytelling and representation. Listen as we discuss homeschooling, her creative process and the joy of finding your calling at sixteen.
In the latest in my series “Visionaries and Truthtellers” I talk with scriptwriter Ben Johnson Jr. Ben is s filmmaker, writer, artist and dad of four. Have a listen as we discuss raising children, lovingly supporting their creative endeavors and why it’s never too late to accomplish your dreams and uplift humanity. If you enjoy… Read More »
In the latest in my series “Visionaries and Truthtellers Presents” I talk with Shariya’ Gray – The Black-Matician. If you enjoy this video please tell your friends and share this page.
Mark S. King is a writer, activist and overall great guy. We met a decade ago and he encouraged me to share my thoughts (on life as a black, gay middle aged man) online. Mark continues to challenge all forms of domination. Recently, the Association of LGBTQ journalists presented King with the Sarah Pettit Memorial Award for the LGBTQ… Read More »
It is always exciting to meet other black men committed to transforming themselves and the world. Please listen as we discuss millennials, education, great intergenerational relationships and how we can “Ask the Old Guy” for insight and get tools to create and sustain change. Enjoy!
Have a listen to a recent conversation on the GENESIS SCIENCE FICTION RADIO SERIES between Anthony Carter and the award winning writer William Hiyashi. They cover the writing process, evolving identities, the Twilight Zone and bell hooks. Our goal with this chat is to examine the human condition and how we’re all responsible for uplifting… Read More »
For many years, I was awash in curiosity about sociopaths and their behavior. In my twenties, I jumped from one ill fated and doomed romance to another always stating these dumb ass responses for my behavior: He “should” love me. He “should” give me some kind of act right. He “should ” want to be… Read More »
About twenty years ago, I took a huge risk, grew a set of larger-than-normal nuts and decided that I would write and perform characters. Each character, in my opinion, was bright, witty, interesting and had something to say. Each character was also a personality that would have never been given the opportunity to share their… Read More »