My sideline analysis of the family dynamics of the present day Duttons and their psyche.
Author: India Ochs
& Juliet is Larger then Life
& Juliet is one of the best musicals of the 21st century. I wish I could see it again to give a more detailed review but if you can afford tickets and get to NYC, SEE IT! (It broke the box office record at the Sondheim Theater last week) It’s because of Simon Cowell having the … Continue reading & Juliet is Larger then Life
It’s Not Right, But It’s Ok
Trigger warning: if you see the movie and just experienced a recent loss, leave as soon as the credits start because the song played during the end credits is a potential trigger. Plus no end credit scene (just old photos). Whitney Houston: I Wanna Dance With Someone was everything I expected. I give it an A … Continue reading It’s Not Right, But It’s Ok
Krup You! A Review of 2021’s West Side Story
Birth to Earth. Womb to Tomb. That’s how I feel in my loyalty to the musical genre in general, and my love for West Side Story in particular. And although I can’t count how many times I have seen the 1961 film version (for reference one of DOZENS of films I lost count of after 25+ viewings), … Continue reading Krup You! A Review of 2021’s West Side Story
Is there such a thing as a typical child?
Sharing a link to my article on words and ableism “Is there such a thing as a typical child”. URevolution is a fabulous black-owned online diversity and inclusion magazine (and more) with one of my favorite logos ever! Please subscribe to it and shop its merchandise!
The Real Danger to Freedom
This piece was written two weeks ago but did not get published in certain national media. Since then, my county school system has shown more blunders worthy of other commentary in our local paper, therefore I am posting this opinion piece here as we move forward in battling a myriad of inequities in our schools. … Continue reading The Real Danger to Freedom
It has been over a decade since I did any kind of personal blog, but this particular topic has been pressing on my mind for so long (over three years!) that it warranted creating a whole new website to share. Social justice? Racial equity? Educational reform? Police-free schools? Human trafficking? Disability rights? Bragging about my son? Nope. Those likely will come in the future…but today it’s all about the most underrated character in The Greatest Showman…the hat!
Speak Up for KASSA and Keep Our Kids Safe
Just a quick link to my blog piece on federal legislation protecting our kids from restraint and seclusion, published by CommunicationFirst. https://communicationfirst.org/speak-up-for-kassa-and-keep-our-kids-safe/