Embracing disconnect, and other acts of self-preservation

Yep, that about sums it up.

There’s an ugly truth about being human that I realized after I wrote this blog and realized it’s akin to my most recent entry. Everyone is fighting a battle, and while people offer support, really, no one wants to hear you complain. Which is often what dealing with depression looks like.  Continue reading →

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@SCMSConference: Tweeting our own cause

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I’m back in Seattle for the Society of Media and Cinema Studies annual conference. I was here for a vacation in October. If I’d had any idea I was going to be attending this conference, I’d have vacationed in Cancun instead, but oh well.

Follow highlights from the convention via @SCMSConference. Get into it with @AlfredMartin and @JustinBHorton (why can’t I link to your profile, homie?)

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I’m ABD. Lead me home, #BlackTwitter

I’m ABD.

All But Dissertation or All But Done, depending on how you look at it. After yesterday’s meeting with my committee (and by meeting I  mean nerve-wracking dissertation proposal defense), I’ve been admitted to candidacy to earn a doctorate of philosophy in mass communication.

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