“It happened. We have an admitted sexual assaulter, racist, Islamophobe, white supremacist and homophobe as the president-elect of the United States — and his Vice President is even worse. Idiocracy is now a documentary. As a woman of words, I find myself at a loss of what to say, how to even begin putting this into some kind of context that makes sense outside The Upside Down. Because let’s face it: one night at some point in the past year we went to sleep in our world, and the next morning woke up in a parallel universe.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, November 2016.
“During this most insane of election cycles, I wake up every day thinking that things can’t possibly get any more surreal or bizarre — and somehow, each evening when I watch the news, I find myself surprised at what new rabbit hole we’ve gone down.” For Wear Your Voice Mag, September 2016.
“I never would have imagined the airplane that repatriated me to the United States in 2011 — after a decade in Europe — would end up being a less-benign alternate portal down into Alice’s rabbit hole where the impossible is possible and the absurd becomes reality.” My 19th article for HuffPost, published in December 2015.
Derek O’Brian calmly breaks down several of the overarching issues of American politics vis a vis Mitt Romney’s crushing loss in 2012.
As if we need another fatalistic imagining of a world with the Romney/Ryan Republican ticket in power. But just in case you’re curious…