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The Night I Got Tipsy With Mister Rogers

Mister Rogers
Maybe Fred, like the rest of us, just wanted to get out and live a little.

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Brandon Loran Maxwell

Brandon Loran Maxwell is a writer, speaker, prize winning essayist, and founder of He is also the host of The Lowrider Samurai Podcast. His writings and commentary have appeared at The Hill, Salon, Townhall, The Washington Examiner, The Oregonian, FEE, and Latino Rebels Radio, among others. He regularly speaks on a variety of topics. His personal essay “Notes From An American Prisoner” was awarded a Writer’s Digest prize in 2014, and his one-act play “Petal By Petal” about drug and alcohol addiction was produced in 2009. In addition, Brandon has fronted various punk rock and hip hop groups. He often writes about prison reform, immigration reform, pop culture, music, and Chicano culture.