The Truth Injection

As may be evident since the release of Sorry It’s Not Funny, I’ve been reposting a lot of lost work over the last couple weeks… most of it comedy-related. One project I’ve been working to re-release is The Truth Injection, a video series featuring famous artists speaking out about issues related to those in the…

Ex-Mental Patient Speaks Out in New Hip-Hop Album About Hartford’s Institute of Living

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE     Ex-Mental Patient Speaks Out in New Hip-Hop Album About Hartford’s Institute of Living Describes Experience as “Torture” and Says Hartford’s Not the Only Place This Happens   HARTFORD, Conn., October 14, 2022 – Connecticut native Jim Flannery surprised listeners with the release of his debut hip hop album, Sorry It’s…

I Hear Voices Now

It’s been a while since I published anything.  My life has not been ordinary for the last couple years and finding the right words to describe my experience has been a challenge. I’ll try to keep it short, otherwise, this article will never get completed. In mid-2020, I had experiences which I, at first, believed…

21 days trailer after the war

21 DAYS: After the War

21 DAYS After the War Sagnik Roy and I partnered to write and run an “alternate reality” game during November 2020 that blends self-directed education and physics into a unique adventure for adolescents.  The aim was to create a “book camp” of sorts to help young people transition from conventional schooling to self-directed education.  The…

My Connecticut

When I was 26, I took a photograph of the San Diego skyline at night. My purpose was just to capture an image that could be used for the homepage of the American Relight website. Through pure luck, I discovered I don’t suck. That was enough encouragement for me to feel confident enough to submit…