Author Archives: Erik Walker

Erik is black.

What color was Jesus??.

I’ve heard this question debated many times throughout my life. Most white people seem to assume that Jesus had fair skin like they do (at least it would seem that way by looking at paintings from the past). Black people seem to want to believe that ...

Changes to come at ThaWell.

The four of us have been contributing to this here blog for right around two years. It was initially Chris’s brainchild. The tragic death of one of our mutual friends from college served as the inspiration to go ahead and get this blog started in 20 ...

Isaiah Austin can’t catch a break.

I’m not a Baylor fan. At all. In fact, I like to point at them and laugh when they lose. And throughout history, they’ve lost a lot. It’s only been in recent years that they’ve somehow managed to turn things around in basketball (b ...

The case for stricter gun laws.

In the past week, there have been two shootings that have been in the news. In the past month, there have been at least two more. In fact, there have been 15 school shootings resulting in injury or death in just the last year and a half. 15. That’s ...

Our Collective Thoughts on Donald Sterling.

By now the story about Donald Sterling and his punishment has been beaten almost to death. The writers here at ThaWell wanted to make sure we got our two cents in to give Donald Sterling the final kick in the pants he needs to fade into bolivian before ...