Chris Castig

 

   



141 Stories by Chris Castig

My Human Body 

I almost wasn’t going to go out to the march today. My human body awoke tired. For me, marching in the Women’s March today...
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Don’t attack the person, attack the argument

My SECOND video on How to Talk Trump at Thanksgiving is called “Don’t attack the person, attack the argument.” Also known as, the Ad...
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How to Talk Trump at Thanksgiving

How do we talk about Trump at Thanksgiving? As people feel unsafe, fear moves them to either silence, or violence. Lashing out, or not...
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Waking up in Trump’s America

It’s time to Unite the Country! I feel like I’ve been in an episode of Black Mirror… not (only) because Trump won....
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Why Doesn’t America Have a National Museum of Slavery?

Upon arriving back home from Berlin, Germany I can’t stop wondering: Why isn’t there a Museum of American Slavery? Last Sunday, while at a...
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A Visual Retelling of Bukowski at the Charleston International Film Festival

The Shoelace (2016) has been nominated for an award at the Charleston International Film Festival! The Shoelace is a short film (3 minutes) that I created as a visual retelling...
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Best Vegetarian Food in the East Village, NYC For Under $10

1. Whole Foods $6 Salads and $8 wraps upstairs! They’re fresh, and mostly organic. 95 E Houston St New York, NY 10002 Visit Yelp 2. Punjabi...
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Shut up. Yes, you are influential.

I was having a conversation this last weekend, and got in an argument with someone who didn’t think they were influential. What? Everyone is...
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On Reading Haruki Murakami: What does it mean to follow an author’s canon of work?

An instant #1 New York Times Bestseller, Colorless Tsukuru Tazaki and His Years of Pilgrimage is the remarkable story of a young man haunted...
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