Marc Polite Spring 2017 Appearances 

Marc Polite Spring 2017 Appearances 

Good morning, my readers. Tomorrow is May, and I have a few events coming up that I will be attending. As you see above, this is pretty much my Spring book tour. Here are the dates: Saturday, May 6th, 2017– Bronx Book Fair @ Bronx Library Center- Fellow authors Taneeka Wilder and Dara Kalima will also be there as well. Riverdale Avenue Books, publisher of “1984 in the 21st Century” will also be there. Thursday, May 18th, 2017  6:30pm-8:30pm – Evening of Poetry, Meditation, and Discussion @ Sister’s Uptown Bookstore and Cultural Center Friday, May 19th, 2017 6-8pm- Bringing Conscious...

The $400,000 Dollar Question: On Barack Obama and Wall Street Money 

The inordinate influence of Wall Street money on American politics is a point of contention for people who consider themselves progressive. As I am certain that many of you have heard by now, Barack Obama will be receiving $400,000 dollars to speak to a Wall Street firm. Democrats Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders have voiced their critiques of this move. In response to their responses, there has been a number of critiques that are far less nuanced, and baseless. Instead of focusing on the point of contention, people are framing this as “hating on a brother for getting his paper.”...
Dimension 404: A Quirky Outer Limits 

Dimension 404: A Quirky Outer Limits 

The first six episodes of Dimension 404 have aired, and fans have a sense of the show and what it’s about. Don’t worry, I won’t be spoiling any of the episodes in this post. No need to click back.  As a few of you have seen me mention, this show was billed as Hulu’s answer to Black Mirror on Netflix. After seeing the show for myself, it is definitely not the case. I don’t mean that in a bad way either. While many of you know that I am a fan of Black Mirror, I don’t believe every science fiction...

Guest Blog At The Tea, Etc.

Good morning, my readers. Just wanted to let you all know that I have a guest blog over at The Tea that you should be aware of. It is titled: Three Merits of a Book Discussion As a writer, and former participant of a book club, this is something I know a few things about. Thanks to the admins over at The Tea for hosting my piece. Also, I would like to let you know that a profile was done about me and my book over at The Pen of Ni’cola. 1984 in the 21st Century is available on Barnes...
Evening of Poetry, Meditation, and Discussion @ Sister’s Uptown Bookstore, Thursday, May 18th!

Evening of Poetry, Meditation, and Discussion @ Sister’s Uptown Bookstore, Thursday, May 18th!

Good evening my readers. As usual, I have been away from the blog for a little bit. As most of you know, that means I am up to something. Between making poetry appearances like I did last night at Raw Space and planning this Spring book tour, I been pretty busy. Most of you already have seen that I will be at the Bronx Book Fair this year selling my books. I wanted to also let you know that Thursday, May 18th, 2017 at 6:30pm, Taneeka Wilder and myself will be having an event at Sister’s Uptown Bookstore.  As a...