Articles by Christopher Dale

No group is more intimately familiar with necessary pain than recovering alcoholics and drug addicts. Addiction takes us on downward trajectories until a point, unique to each, that is simply unacceptable. Nothing motivates like total desperation.


It was April 21, and Prince, a musician that, though certainly brilliant, my Millennial friend had never expressed a particular affinity for – and whose last Top 10 hit, 1994’s The Most Beautiful Girl in the World, dropped when she was entering Kindergarten – had passed away at the not-so-young age of 57.


Why We Sidestep Stupidity, and Why We Sometimes Shouldn’t In the 2nd inning of his fourth start of the 2014 baseball season, New York Yankees’ pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected, and subsequently…