Tallis Piaget is the author of BLACK BOOGIEMEN. The book follows the life of a world renowned biochemist, who when he revisits his home town is appalled at what he finds and unites a group of men to fix it. Piaget is also the executive editor of the Insight2Incite Magazine, as well as a co-host of the Insight Radio Show. He joins us today with a bit of “writer’s guilt”.
Am I a hypocrite? This question and a few other counterproductive thoughts have been racing through my mind. It may be difficult, but please attempt to follow the logic of this cobweb filled, thinking apparatus I call a brain.
I just sat here and enjoyed one of my favorite past times (watching ESPN’s NFL football highlights before the Monday Night Game), and as the show went to commercial it enticed me to stay tuned or either I’d miss the next controversial topic. It referenced the abhorrent play by the Jets current quarterback Mark Sanchez. Perhaps the failing Sanchez was in trouble of losing his quarterbacking job to the more popular Tim Tebow. The last word of the commentator hooked me like a beautiful woman snares a man. I salivated and couldn’t wait to hear about the artificial conflict between the athletes. And for a second I expressed utter schadenfreude, reveling in those ballplayers’ locker room woes. For a second I wanted controversy… for a second…