Ashley Hamilton

About Ashley Hamilton

Ashley Hamilton is an artist and father, who lives in Malibu and seeks to express the truth through his work.

It Takes a Man—and a Woman

From the dust comes the life, a breath from God that allows man to breathe. From man comes the rib of womanhood. Thus begins a story known by all, whose ending is known only by God. In between is the stuff of life, from the first patriarch to the last father and son. In between

By | 2018-06-15T10:55:04+00:00 June 15th, 2018|

Less Froth, More Foam: A Test for California

A political maxim for California: Less rhetorical froth and more recyclable foam. That is, instead of trying to protect the environment by creating a toxic economic environment, instead of barren storefronts and bankrupt towns and cities, we can secure our natural resources without sacrificing our natural rights. I refer, specifically, to the attempt to ban

By | 2018-06-12T12:34:33+00:00 June 12th, 2018|

Raging Bulls––t

The problem with method acting is not staying in character but maintaining your own. The challenge is to channel a personality—to assume multiple personalities over the course of a career—without developing multiple personality disorder. Avoiding that scenario by not losing yourself in a scene, so you will not become a permanent part of the scenery,

By | 2018-06-11T12:58:46+00:00 June 11th, 2018|

War Without Victory

Beware of politicians bearing arrows instead of olive branches, whose bellicose words further belligerent ends; whose only end is not an end to war but an endless war against an invincible foe; whose will to fight will never atrophy even in the costliest—and deadliest—war of attrition, despite years of toil and rivers of turmoil drawn

By | 2018-06-07T15:04:20+00:00 June 7th, 2018|

Dreaming of Things That Never Were

It was a Pyrrhic victory. It was a battlefield win in a political war that was lost. It was an uncontested primary, not a real contest between two candidates for their party’s presidential nomination. It was a triumph of favoritism on behalf of a charismatic opponent, while the other man—a native of the Golden State—spent

By | 2018-06-04T11:20:38+00:00 June 4th, 2018|