Author Archives: moparaventi

Don’t Blame Trump, Blame MTV

Don’t Blame Trump, Blame MTV There is a lot of bad behavior in this country. People seem to feel entitled to say anything. Derogatory comments about females?? Ok. Racist rants? Why not? Threats of violence against strangers and celebrities and … Continue reading

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Don’t Blame Trump, Blame MTV

Don’t Blame Trump, Blame MTV There is a lot of bad behavior in this country. People seem to feel entitled to say anything. Derogatory comments about females?? Ok. Racist rants? Why not? Threats of violence against strangers and celebrities and … Continue reading

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This too, shall pass

This too shall pass, is an ancient saying I’m sure many of you are familiar with. It’s a philosophy I’ve long embraced, and I’ve used it as a mantra to get through many tough times. But it’s not just for … Continue reading

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My Life Sucks?

  My life sucks. Not a day goes by where I can’t climb up on my pity-pot and feel sorry for myself. I mean, let’s examine the facts… I don’t have any money and basically my retirement plan consists of … Continue reading

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Art and Ego.

I stopped in at The Detroit Institute of Art last week, for the first time in a long time. As you know, the DIA has been in the news a lot lately, and not for good reasons. Are we going … Continue reading

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Would I invite my mother to this play?

When discussing my play Love Is Strange recently with somebody, they asked me if it was a play I would invite my mother to. I was taken aback by that question, and I had to give it some thought. Don’t … Continue reading

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I care too much about what other people think of me.

I care too much about what other people think of me. Or should I say, what I think they think about me. Because honestly, most of the time we don’t really know what other people think about us. I just … Continue reading

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