Hiram's Blog – February 2012 Archive (2)

Helping Whitney earn her wings

Whitney Houston is being laid to rest today. I never knew her personally, but fame does something where we feel familiarity. We've grown up listening to her songs and they were the soundtrack for our generation. So they feel like a part of us, and Whitney is a part of us.

I have a friend who has a problem with addiction to drugs, and who has overdosed already four times. He's only 19, and unphased by Whitney, or Amy Winehouse, or anyone else who's died after struggling with drug…

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Added by Hiram on February 18, 2012 at 12:56pm — No Comments

Marjoe

I think religion is a drug. Can God deliver a religion addict? (laughs)

This is not a Marx quote. These are the words of Marjoe, in his biographical documentary film which I learned about from youtuber gogreen18 -a brilliant atheist and ex-Mormon-, tells the story of a child who was raised to be a preacher and began preaching at age 4. In it, he…

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Added by Hiram on February 18, 2012 at 11:51am — No Comments

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