Prevent Suicide by Looking Up

The problem is that we as a society can’t look up from our phones long enough to see the tears rolling down the cheeks of the lady we passed in the grocery store.

Hitchhiking with ASBO Jesus Founder Jon Birch

All cartoons are courtesy of ASBO Jesus’ Jon Birch.  Click on the image to view the cartoon in full, and check out all of Jon’s work at By Amy Sondova ASBO Jesus is a phenomenon not even founder Jon Birch saw coming.  His site speaks about controversial issues in the church such as femaleContinue reading “Hitchhiking with ASBO Jesus Founder Jon Birch”

Take 5 with PostSecret’s Frank Warren

By Amy Sondova What started as a small community art project has become a world-wide phenomenon, such is the power of art and secrets in the Internet age, such is the power of PostSecret. The concept is simple—decorate a postcard anyway you like with a secret that no one else knows, and mail it toContinue reading “Take 5 with PostSecret’s Frank Warren”

Review: We Need Each Other by Sanctus Real

  Album Released 2.18.08 By Amy Sondova Sanctus Real’s fourth album, We Need Each Other, is a voice crying in the wilderness of a society full of disconnectedness and despair. Focusing on the themes of community, unity, family, and wholeness, the songs on the album don’t seek to mend fences. Rather, Sanctus Real is rippingContinue reading “Review: We Need Each Other by Sanctus Real”

Interview for Jobs the Virtual Way

This is my character, Amelia Snook. I worked feverishly to try to make her shirt longer or the waistline of her flared pants higher, but sadly it never worked out. I’ll admit that I found Second Life amusing…for a bit. But the virtual community’s slow, interface was annoying and the game itself was time-consuming. ItContinue reading “Interview for Jobs the Virtual Way”

I Grew Up Online

It wasn’t until I went to college that everyone else was online (I was online at 14). I even participated in some, uh, inappropriate chats. Nothing too crazy happened, but I was a pretty mild girl. However, a lot of my friends were not mild and became enamored with Internet pornography. Keep in mind thatContinue reading “I Grew Up Online”

A Note to International Readers

Since I installed this special contraption on my blog, I’ve been able to see where some of y’all reside. It’s been amazing to how many of you are from other countries like Australia and Great Britain, and even Thailand, Venezuela, Japan, and dozens of other countries. I feel honored that you would take the timeContinue reading “A Note to International Readers”