R.I.P – TRADITIONAL PRONOUN CONTEXT

Posted on December 6, 2019
by Steve Janowick

“John walked into the market.  An hour later, they came out with a bag full of groceries.” Get used to saying it like that.  Because since John has decided that he now identifies as gender non-binary, he no longer accepts or answers to anyone referring to him as “he” anymore.  Or even “she” for that […]

REMEMBER WHEN THE NFL WAS JUST… FOOTBALL?

Posted on December 2, 2019
by Steve Janowick

Is this the progress you speak of, NFL?  Are these the conversations you said we should be having? Well, way to go.  In your quest to swiftly right all the wrongs in the world and jump on board the shiny new social-justice train that’s barreling across the country, you’ve managed to suck the fun out […]

THE BEAUTIFUL AND BRUTAL TIMEKEEPER

Posted on November 13, 2019
by Steve Janowick

“No way he’s only 20-years old, dad!  He looks like a crazed, 40-year old mechanic or something…” That was my young son’s reaction as we watched a video together of this “crazy looking mechanic” during his drum solo from a 1969 concert.   Sweat soaked, hair whipping and thrashing, arms flailing like frenzied tentacles, he was […]

IN THE HEARTS OF WILD-EYED MEN

Posted on November 5, 2019
by Steve Janowick

In 1976 the acclaimed director, Francis Ford Coppola, was forced to confront his demons.   He, along with a renegade group of actors and filmmakers, left for the Philippine jungles to take on a script (and vision) so audacious, so grand in scale and so problematic that it would ultimately test the limits of their collective […]

A LITTLE BLUE PILL FOR WHATEVER AILS YOU

Posted on October 30, 2019
by Steve Janowick

Was I being punk’d?   Who knows.  All I know is that when I laid out all four of my pills for my overnight trip with my wife – they were all the same shade of sky blue.  I had never consciously noticed this before, but now that they were all bunched together in the plastic […]

THE HALLMARK CHANNEL AND MY REVOKED MAN CARD!

Posted on October 25, 2019
by Steve Janowick

I could actually feel the testosterone coursing through my veins.   A half hour earlier, I had endured fifteen grueling sets of chest and shoulders – the Rocky soundtrack loudly cranked on a continuous loop the entire time.  Rivulets of sweat ran down my back the entire jog home from my community gym, and I could […]

THE SUBVERSION OF…COURAGE

Posted on October 19, 2019
by Steve Janowick

I can just imagine the director going over the script with his talent… Ok, for this part of the commercial you’ll be in your cozy pajamas sitting with legs crossed at your dining room table by the glowing light of your flickering laptop.  You’re holding your coffee mug in one hand and the other will […]

DO YOU MISS THE SOUNDS OF SILENCE?

Posted on September 19, 2019
by Steve Janowick

Hello, my name is Steve and I’m an addict! I’ve been denying it for years and it’s time I faced it and did something about it.  I’m tired of my addiction negativity affecting my mental health. I’m tired of it ruining my relationships.  I’m tired of it defining my self-image and determining the value and […]


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