Debating Whether Systemic Racism & Racist Practices are harmful or not? NO!

I’ve received many requests in the past weeks for comment on Karl May festivals, hobbyism and situations, as well as offers to sit panels debating hobbyism, cultural appropriation and exploitation. These include Bild, Stern and Bayern 2 radioWelt, some of the biggest news and media sources in Germany. I declined them ALL, for exactly the […]

2018 “Losing/Choosing” #NewYearsEve Thoughts & Retrospection

2018 has been one of the most physically, psychologically and emotionally exhausting years of my life, in a life that has had many challenges and tragedies few know. There are many more issues I’m dealing with now health and otherwise, myself and my son, plus the normalization and tolerance of racist, homo/transphobia, apathy, lack of […]

Behind the Scenes of “Forget Winnetou!” Hindsight on Collaboration

The stories of indigenous peoples and other people of color have been misrepresented and usurped by white people since the invention of moving pictures. Yet no one is better equipped to tell their own stories than the peoples themselves. In my opinion, it is one of the most egregiously “passive” yet harmful ways indigenous peoples […]