Witness

Atrocities cry out across time in an unending loop they play all around us. They must be known. That is their nature. What’s done in secret does not expire, nor fade with time. …


Ostensibly, Crime Scene, The Vanishing At the Cecil Hotel, a Netflix docuseries from powerhouse producers, Brian Grazer and Ron Howard and directed by Joe Berlinger, explores the strange disappearance of 21-year-old Canadian student, Elisa Lam, at the Cecil Hotel, in 2013. …


Hello Artist, welcome to the second week of finding your mojo, your inspiration, your passion for your thing again. Last week’s insight was about changing what media you’re consuming to replace it with the kind of thing you want to do more of. How’d it go? Mine was rocky…


Last week, New York Times bestselling author, and one half of YouTube’s beloved Vlog Brothers, Hank Green, uploaded a video called, “How To Change What You Want.” In it he talks about how the media we consume shapes what we want and what we value. As a writer and…


President-elect Joe Biden announced, last week that he would not pursue criminal charges against Trump or any in his administration. Instead, he favors moving on in the interest of uniting the country. …


Dear Patriot,

Yes, I’m talking to you, the one who voted for decency, kindness and progress when you cast your vote for Joe Biden and Kamala Harris. The one who values the Constitution and hopes one day to see its promises fulfilled for every person regardless of color or economic…


I dare you to make this bed right now.

At the writing of this, 140,000 new cases of COVID-19 occur each day in the U.S. This is my story.

I’m tired. I don’t want to. Do it anyway. Who’s with me? Let’s make the bed. There, it’s done. Now what? Iron a shirt? Take a shower? Make some tea…


The spectre of the whiteness looms large over the characters in ‘Lovecraft Country.’

“Ignorance of each other is what has made unity impossible in the past. Therefore, we need enlightenment. We need more light about each other. Light creates understanding, understanding creates love, love creates patience, and patience creates unity. …


There must doubtless be an unhappy influence on the manners of our people produced by the existence of slavery among us. The whole commerce between master and slave is a perpetual exercise of the most boisterous passions, the most unremitting despotism on the one part, and degrading submissions on the…


Dear reader, I must apologize. In my initial posting of this piece I hadn’t read enough of Lovecraft Country the book to speak, well, intelligently. I was so sure I was right that I didn’t want to take the time. Isn’t that something? It made me realize just how easy…

amy punt

CEO of Punt On Point Media, Masters in Communication & Directing for Film & TV. I write about trauma, mental health and culture.

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