Archive for 2017

Show me a man who can laugh at himself... please!

A few weeks ago, I stumbled upon this quote on Facebook, which has stuck with me for many a minute: It’s a great debate not only in the world of politics, but that of self-respect: Should we be able to laugh at ourselves? Throughout the ages, man has always taken himself far too seriously. No... Read more »

Fake News, Past and Future: Trump, Nixon, and The Atomic Bomb (Episode #27 of MY PODCAST)

Fake News, Past and Future: Trump, Nixon, and The Atomic Bomb (Episode #27 of MY PODCAST)
The newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan) and Steven (The Objectivist) discuss the past, present, and future of Fake News, including its predecessors (including The National Enquirer), present advocates (Donald Trump), and future consequences. We also debate a very heated topic since... Read more »

"I'll go for the fairy!": the gay actor in a post-Paul Lynde society

Listening to an episode of Gilbert Gottfried’s Amazing Colossal Podcast today, I was surprised when something philosophical came out of the mouth of a man who was once called “America’s Creepy Uncle”: “Remember when actors like Paul Lynde and Charles Nelson Reilly were just considered ‘eccentric’ and no one made any fuss about them being... Read more »
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Objectivist & Vegan SVU: Leaked Celeb Nudes, Sex Crimes, and Sexual Deviancy (Episode #26 of MY PODCAST)

Objectivist & Vegan SVU: Leaked Celeb Nudes, Sex Crimes, and Sexual Deviancy (Episode #26 of MY PODCAST)
Lock up your daughters, the newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan) and Steven (The Objectivist) discuss leaked pictures of celebrities in the buff, sex criminals and mental illness, and the mind of the sexual deviant! Also: Steven body-shames Jennifer Lawrence, Jack does... Read more »

Vegan Parenting, LTYM Chicago, and Steven in Hollywood! (Episode #25 of MY PODCAST)

Vegan Parenting, LTYM Chicago, and Steven in Hollywood!  (Episode #25 of MY PODCAST)
The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan)and Steven (The Objectivist) discuss Veganism in regards to parenting and discuss Steven’s recent trip to California! Also: Jack performs in the grade school orchestra, Steven stands on Groucho Marx, and Steven’s dangerous ankles! You can buy tickets for Steven’s... Read more »

Steven's Theatre Etiquette for Dummies (or "Madam, would you KINDLY shut your trap?")

Steven's Theatre Etiquette for Dummies (or "Madam, would you KINDLY shut your trap?")
Imagine you’re at the movies: silence reigns supreme while you watch the new Tyler Perry epic, only to hear the person next unwrapping their Sugar Daddy with volume equitable to the H-Bomb going off? Have you been trying to watch the latest revival of Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf with Jennifer Lawrence and Lin-Manuel Miranda... Read more »
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Judging Milo Yiannopoulos, ft. Ayn Rand (Episode #24 of MY PODCAST)

Judging Milo Yiannopoulos, ft. Ayn Rand (Episode #24 of MY PODCAST)
The newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan)and Steven (The Objectivist) reassess the Objectivist view of moral judgment and apply it to the recent rise and thunderous downfall of conservative spark-plug Milo Yiannopoulos. Also: Jack hates on Perez Hilton, Steven admits to being... Read more »

Change is in the Air: A short blog update

Change is in the Air: A short blog update
Hello, all my lovely fans! As you may know, in addition to writing for this site, I’m an author with three books to my name. Recently, I have embarked on a fourth and am spending considerable effort towards getting it finished by the end of this year. That being said, I will be posting only... Read more »

Ob&Veg Goes Controversial: Abortion, Taxes, Disney, and Killers! (Episode #23 of MY PODCAST)

Ob&Veg Goes Controversial: Abortion, Taxes, Disney, and Killers! (Episode #23 of MY PODCAST)
The newest episode of The Objectivist and The Vegan Podcast is on the air! In this episode, Jack (The Vegan) and Steven (The Objectivist) delve into the most controversial topics of our age: the church vs. abortion, the church and its tax-exempt status, teenagers who worship serial killers, and Disney Parks raising their ticket prices!... Read more »
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Steven's Book Reviews: A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco, 2/17)

Steven's Book Reviews: A Book of American Martyrs by Joyce Carol Oates (Ecco, 2/17)
Being a bibliophile, the name Joyce Carol Oates is one that I’ve seen bandied about everywhere, yet I didn’t have the impetus to read any of her novels. I heard that she was preachy, hyper-feminist, and subversive. Have I ever mentioned how fruitless it is to listen to any critique but your own? From the... Read more »