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Dear Little Bobby: 9 Lives of Cat Calls

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

When we deny families and schools the resources needed for properly raising the new generation, we shouldn’t be surprised to find ourselves living among an uneducated populace screaming at each other from passing vehicles.

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Art in the Age of Trump We must beat back the corrosiveness of Trumpspeak

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| NYC, NY, US | | 8 Comments

We artists are typically the subversives, and in many ways we need to be that more than ever before, but we simultaneously need to confront an administration hellbent on subverting progress through the methodical perversion of language and optics.

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Thank You For Asking, But No, I Am Not Alright Dealing with a Trump-sized migraine

| Washington, US | | 2 Comments

Then what? This is what it’s like after that election, when you don’t know if you can see straight, if you can find your feet, or get out of bed in the morning. It’s an awful lot like my divorce.

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Surviving Trump Channelling Compassion and focusing my actions

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How do I explain the disenfranchisement of elderly black grandmothers to a White suburbanite from Anytown USA?

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The Day After Grappling with Trump Trauma

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 2 Comments

America has chosen this. America voted for a racist, a misogynist, someone who claims global warming is a hoax. Maybe not all of America, but enough. That’s who you want? Well, there ya go.

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5 Ways Creatives Can Help Resist the New TrumpWorld Order

| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 10 Comments

Creative folks have a special and incredibly important role in, and power to affect, social change. While the actual levers of political power may be in the wrong hands at the moment, artists and creatives have immense social and cultural power. Yes, this means you! YOU have power to reach hearts and minds, often in ways that politicians and campaigners cannot, and never will be able to.

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Dear Little Bobby: Making Music With My Significant Other

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

I would see local bands or touring bands where two members were dating, or even just a duet consisting of a couple, and I would think about what that might be like to drive around the country, just me and my partner…driving, playing, loving, driving, eating, playing, fucking…maybe sleeping at some point.

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Five-Step Pep Talk

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| Seattle, WA, US | | 0 Comments

If you don’t believe in yourself, no one else will either. Do your work with conviction and authenticity, and what is more, be true to your word. You don’t have to be a perfectionist, you just have to do what you say you are going to do.

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Dear Little Bobby: Worried About Post-Election World

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 1 Comment

We are so polarized, I’m afraid of what will happen if and when Donald Trump loses. So many of his supporters think that the election is rigged. What can the rest of us do about these misinformed, angry fools? Will this election even be “over” after it is over?

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I’m Writing a Novel This Month. You? Getting on board with National Novel Writing Month

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I don’t think I’m alone. I think there are plenty of people that have a novel in them worth reading, if only they could find the time to write it. This is where November comes in.

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Dear Little Bobby: Sexy and Fed Up

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

It’s gotten to the point that I don’t even want to have sex anymore. I try to avoid it because I do not want to get my hopes up again. He says it’s because when he was in the army he took steroids and then to stay hard he would take pills kinda like viagra.

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Dear Little Bobby: How Can We Fight Misogyny?

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I know it is hard because sometimes I want to hate Trump too, for acting like a human underwear stain, but even he had a mother. She deserves for us to not hate him. That is the only way we can make progress as a country and as a species.

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How Trump Turned Presidential Politics Into Pro Wrestling I talk with Chris Kelly and Brandon Wetherbee, authors of The Donald

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 5 Comments

Roles are easier to understand when you understand the ultimate goal, which is heat. Heat translates to popularity. The same things that work in wrestling work in presidential politics and state elections and high school president elections.

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Dear Little Bobby: Hopeful Writer (Challenged by Instructions)

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

So, Hopeful Writer, I hope I have not come off as too snarky. The truth is, there’s a lot to be said for being able to follow instructions even though we are artists, writers, musicians, etc., who are specifically drawn to creative work which is about NOT following the rules.

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Dear Little Bobby: Being a Loving, Present, Creative Parent is Hard

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| Albuquerque, NM, US | | 0 Comments

I really love my kids and my husband. But I need long stretches of focused time for my work, and lately I feel I can’t get that without guilt, and often crabbiness. Bobby, how can I be present with my family while also doing my creative work?

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Publishing Couchfucker: Tips on Self-Publishing and Crowdfunding a Salacious Little Book

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I’m well aware of how to make the self-publishing and production process a joy, and how to burn myself out. Here are some advantages to making your own book and tips for crowdfunding.

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