All One Does Is a Form of Art

This special guest post is from our family, his twitter handle is @CharmingJerk. And we of Asylum have pleasantly been charmed by the brother’s poetic stylizing of information. As always, this brother is Asylum, and deserves the support and respect of all that abide by this Asylum. Thank you… – J. “Owl” Farand   “Beauty Read the full article…

For Whenever They Reminisce Over You…A Troy Davis Piece From Owl’s Asylum

Say peace Troy. Tell Aiyana I said my mother’s doing alright and sit her ass down.   I got you. Asylums are forever.   Thank you gentlemen, we got him from here…   When They Reminisce Over You.   This writer shit, I swear.   So, they killed him.   Another Black person murdered by Read the full article…

You Don’t Know Nothing About Blogging…Sure, Another Mayweather vs Merchant Post

Jokes.   Well, maybe…   I’m not my brother Z(as in Z. Q. Clay(@Zqclay), you might know my nigga from here, here…or yeah, here). So, I will not disrespect his expertise by pretending that I am any thing like a sports critic or worthy commentator. See, guys, even Owl has to listen to Don(Oh, yeah, Read the full article…

Do Black Female Bloggers Hate Black Men?

I suppose I first read what has become known as the “Willie Lynch Papers” when I was in my late teens, early twenties. I was immediately grabbed by the sheer enormity of what was before me. The doctrine of a slave breeder conditioning the behavior of his criminal buddies. A policy of implementing fear and Read the full article…

Yet Another Black Relationship Post For The Interwebs…

What the fuck is up with the Black gender war?   Where the fuck are Julia and Nathan Hare at?   Love has become a battlefield. Romance is a bullet loaded into a gun called ‘the first date, but after we fuck…”   Okay, okay, hyperbole a little there. But a nice chunk of the Read the full article…

Suggestions, Advice, and Staying True To You

Every now and again it helps to pull back from the academic thought processes and even the intellectual ones. As I’ve grown over the last two years, and watched Asylum growing, I’ve recognized a pattern that emerges, I’m sure, in the development of anything with appeal: the suggestions of others. Now, there are two types Read the full article…

A Few Thoughts On Black Male Privilege And Black Female Privilege

History is self study. You’re pulling from the Objective Actions, the actual behaviors and events of a particular set of parts,(for lack of a better word) in Objective Reality. And that part is called Society. You are studying what others like you have done and can do, or have done better, perfected. Well, taken to Read the full article…