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Positive Cynicism – So do we boycott the Olympics or what?

The International Olympic Committee's decision to hold the 2014 Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia has come under fire recently in light of the country's controversial strict anti-gay legislation. Aaron R. Davis looks at the political climate in Russia, and looks at what message the United States and

Positive Cynicism – The other side of the Dear John letter

If you are visiting this site, chances are you are a pop culture junkie. So the phrase "Dear John" may conjure up images of Channing Tatum and Amanda Seyfried romancin' it up on a beach. But before Dear John was a film about a male stripper who

Positive Cynicism – You’re not entitled to anything

The Internet can be an amazing tool that allows people to connect to others and to seek out information that they otherwise would never have access to. Unfortunately, it also is a resource that brings out tools who use it to bully others and to ram their

Positive Cynicism – A look at my creative process

Have you ever wanted to write your own Internet column? Do you think you have what it takes to spew out your thoughts into an entertaining weekly feature? Well, if so, my friends, this week you are in luck because Aaron R. Davis gives everyone a glimpse

Positive Cynicism – I am a selfish blogger

After being called a "selfish blogger" by someone who he follows online, Aaron R. Davis began to reflect on what exactly the purpose of online writing is. For Davis, blogging is simply an outlet for him to put down his thoughts, not a "social contract" to interact