• Ameer Malik

    the god inside my head

    a merciless tyrant undeserving of my worship

    October 20, 2016
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    It started when I was six, I think. My mind was stung with quick, piercing needles. My psyche was hit with thoughts that horrified me: vulgarities, blasphemies. I believed I was responsible for these sudden thoughts, and I believed that these thoughts were immoral, sinful. Whenever I tried to stop them, they became fiercer, more […]

    kingdom come

    in praise of the new black panther comic series

    October 6, 2016
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    When I was younger, I loved reading comic books. However, I stopped reading them a long time ago since keeping up was getting difficult. I’m therefore thankful that I recently came across the wonderful world of digital comics and grateful that my return has occurred in time to read the new series “Black Panther: A […]

    The Shape

    A fable

    September 22, 2016
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    The great oak tree walked toward Michael, wrapped its long, thick roots around him, and pinned him to the ground. Thin roots slid into his throat. They crept out of his nostrils, ears, and eye sockets. Everything burned, as if the tree were made of fire. He thought the tree was bending down toward him […]

    viewer discretion is revised:

    how violence in PG-13 movies should be handled

    September 15, 2016
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    One of my favorite things about the summer is that I get time to watch movies. I don’t care too much about the sunshine outside; lead me to an auditorium with a projector or give me a couch in front of a TV and I’ll be happy. And although summer is the season for big-budget […]


    a lightning-fast run down memory lane

    April 14, 2016
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    The only TV series I’m trying hard to keep up with right now is “The Flash.” For every other show I watch, I can wait until I have enough time for a binge, but I want to watch “The Flash” as it airs on the CW. There’s just something about it. When I watch it, […]