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Writing Satire - When To Make The Joke Apparent?

Some of the content that I put up on my blog are satirical stories about current events that are making headlines. Sometimes the subject matter is so ridiculous that it is obviously satire, but other times it is not so evident for some people.
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Posted in Writing on August 31, 2015

It's Been Quite A While

Well I hope everyone is having a nice relaxing Sunday. This is the first post I have written here at Persona for a few weeks. Been on a sort of hiatus, and I'm not sure exactly why. Just didn't have that itch to post for a while, and what
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Posted in Personal on July 12, 2015

The Controversy Over Rachel Dolezal's Racial Identity

I had written a post a few weeks back, about the interesting question that gets raised when dealing with a person changing their gender identity (such as Caitlyn Jenner,) as opposed to someone who identifies as a race other than what they were born as. &nb
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Posted in Politics on June 12, 2015

Free Same-Day Delivery Sure Is Sweet!

I seem to be more and more impressed with Amazon these days. I was pleased to see the option of free same-day delivery for a couple of items I ordered in the wee hours last night. Which meant that I received them today. I am noticing this
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Posted in Personal on June 3, 2015

Event Ticket Fees Are Outrageous

This summer, "Phantom Of The Opera" is coming to the Pantages Theater in Hollywood. Since my girlfriend is a huge fan of that musical, I decided to get us a pair of tickets. Fortunately, there are a lot of shows and still quite a few dates wher
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Posted in Random on May 26, 2015

Ireland Legalizes Gay Marriage

In a stunningly lopsided vote, the people of Ireland elected to legalize gay marriage today. And, while I don't like the idea of an issue such as gay marriage being left to popular vote, it is still great news. I'm just waiting for our nation t
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Posted in Politics on May 23, 2015

A Little M.I.A. Lately

This is my first time checking in for a couple of days. I think work has been taking my energy from me lately, so I haven't been posting or commenting very much. Haven't even been reading either. But it's a good thing that work is keeping
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Posted in Personal on May 23, 2015

A Mexican Snack That I Love

I was introduced to these salty/sweet/spicy snacks called "saladitos" by my sister when I was a little kid. They are dried plums coated with salt and chili. There are different variations of them, and I believe they are popular in Asian countri
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Posted in Food on May 21, 2015

Los Angeles City Council Votes To Raise Minimum Wage To $15/Hour By 2020

By an overwhelming majority vote, the Los Angeles city council today chose to raise the minimum wage to $15 per hour by the year 2020. It is possibly the biggest victory for the "Fight For $15" movement to date, which has seen success in other c
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Posted in Politics on May 19, 2015

Boston Marathon Bomber Gets Death Penalty

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the man behind the 2013 Boston Marathon bombing attack that killed three people and injured over two hundred, has been sentenced to die by lethal injection. While I have absolutely zero sympathy for this guy, I also am a little d
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Posted in Breaking News on May 15, 2015

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