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Hello, and welcome to the Burn the Ships blog! I’m Danielle, and this is my co-director Julia.    In the fall of 2014, Think Media Studios was approached with the idea of making a documentary about the Akron Racers and the NPF, the women’s professional fastpitch softball league. Didn’t...

I am not throwing away my shot I’m just like my country I’m young, scrappy and hungry And I’m not throwing away my shot! These words are from Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Broadway hit Hamilton, a musical you may recognize from their recent Grammy win for Best Musical Theater Album. The...

The Renegades are a youth football club started in 1986 by a man named Phil Cullem. Cullem’s goal was simple; to keep kids off the streets and to make a safe zone for them to achieve their goals both on and off the field. Now,...

Last Friday I found myself stranded in the parking lot of a ratty hotel off route 8. One of my tires decided enough was enough and deflated not only itself, but my ego as well. I had loaned my jack to a friend a few...

It's been a relief to see spring finally beginning to show itself in Northeast Ohio. It's given me an excuse to stare at the blue sky for far too long and not be looked upon as a crazy person. I've been able to roll my...

As a child, I used to take my time putting on layer after layer of clothing before going out to play in the snow. My mother would pop her head in anxiously wondering what was taking me so long. She already didn't much care for...