The presidency of Donald Trump pushed me so far left I tripped over Bernie Sanders on my way there

I moved to Cambodia in 2016 at the start of all that President Trump business. In dealing with that, the last few years saw me get very into leftists politics. I suddenly got this feeling that the world desperately needed to change if we wanted to avoid dying on a…


I can’t move. My mind is too full

Imagine your mind is a shopping cart…

Now you get to wander around the world’s Largest Big Box Shopping Center. They have everything you could want. Giant packages of toilet paper, father-in-law impressing televisions, and enough frozen goodies to feed the neighborhood kids all summer. …


These conversations come up quite a bit for my partner and I. Especially as we consider staying in another country and possibly having a child outside the US.

The real problem with all of these things Vena mentioned is the fact she has to consider them at all. It's exhausting…


This scared me too bad to make me want to give you the 50 claps it deserves.

I'm already in Mexico, but we're planning on coming back. This seems silly.


So there’s a TV mini series from 2000 staring Jurassic Park’s, Sam Neill and Carmen Ejogo called: Sally Hemings an American Scandal. After reading the synopsis of the show, I can confirm it is really gross:

Epic television miniseries exploring the complicated relationship of Thomas Jefferson and slave Sally Hemings…


Today was different…

My mornings consist of waking up, grabbing my phone, and doing… whatever. I never know exactly what I will do, but today I learned why it’s important. On my most proactive days, I’ll open up my computer and pump out a journal entry — one of those strangely layered streams…


Mo’ Hip-Hop for old men

I’m not going to pretend that I understand a thing about U.K. Drill music. I am not from England and have never been there, nor do I understand the intricacies and personalities surrounding the grimiest of British rap music. I have little to say about the violence that surrounds it…


”I have the power…to be a much better show than you thought I’d be”

So Netflix finally dropped their new show Masters of the Universe: Revelation. Produced by showrunner Kevin Smith of Silent Bob, View Askewinverse, and Dogma fame, this new show is essentially a five episode miniseries that picks up right where the original 80’s cartoon left off. …


Me?! An expert? Aww Jonathan, you shouldn’t have!

There’s something so amazing about podcasting with friends. After years abroad, Jonathan Fuentes and I both happen to return to our hard living in the US of A. Too Foreign For Home is Jonathan’s weekly podcast where he takes on a diverse aspect of living in worlds and cultures different…

Michael Bridgett

Copywriter, songwriter, and performer. Excellent podcast guest, voice for hire, and pancake eater. AKA Mike Dynamo. Check me at michaelbridgett.com

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