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On writing- Mad scientists, why are they so mad?

I’m sure the first image to pop into your mind is a room full of Tesla coils, beakers with colorful fluids in them, and a woman tied down to a plank somewhere with a monkey guard standing watch over her as his lab coat wearing master screams out a window. Mad scientists have been the staple of… Read more »

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Three signs that you’re in the APOCALYPSE!

Everyone seems to be screaming about the end of the world. It’s all over the news, both newspaper and TV, and scrawled along the poetic rhyme schemes written on the bathroom stalls: I once sat on bowl of white Passing time on my iPhone, right? Then with a sudden clash and thunder I found myself… Read more »

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Get a job! Clark Kent- Superman

Photo credit: Superhero-therapy.com Name: Clark Kent Occupation: Reporter There are so many versions of this character that I am going to choose the comic book version rather than the film and TV versions of this character. Clark Kent is a reporter for The Daily Planet. He comes from Smallville and is clumsy; oh, and he… Read more »

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How to make a good asshole – On writing

This might seem like a rather straight forward topic. I mean if you have a guy kicking a puppy while talking about how the homeless should be shipped off to internment camps. That pretty much is an asshole, yeah? Ehhhh, not really, that’s more of a monster; an asshole is a delicate balance in regards toward… Read more »

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Jurassic World… yeah.

This film had one job, and that was to be better than The Lost World and Jurassic Park 3. It achieved this feat, but that isn’t the most challenging thing to do. I certainly wasn’t expecting the film to be better than Jurassic Park, and why people thought it would be or used that as… Read more »

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Tinker, Canner Soiled Spy- Random Stories

It was my turn to make dinner, and I am trying to finish a pitch before the end of the week, so I decided to make it easy on myself; but little did I know I was preparing a demise of someone at the dinner table. I choose smoked herring from a can, with toasted… Read more »

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Get a job: Barret- Final Fantasy 7

SPOILER LEVEL: PACE SALSA MEDIUM (This game has been out for nearly 20 years) Name: Barret Wallace Job: Leader of AVALANCHE I may catch some hell for this, but hear me out. I will be evaluating Barret, from Final Fantasy 7, as the leader of AVALANCHE, an eco-terrorist group that actually delivers on the terror rather than hugging the… Read more »

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How important is a job?

A job is something we all do, right? We get up each morning, and whether it is school or work, we head out of the house each day to perform actions that either help us intellectually or monetarily or just survive.  For some of us, the job comes to define us as we begin to… Read more »

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Controlled chaos

When it comes to writing you’ll find that it’s much like a science experiment. You try to get a certain result, but you will probably wind up with something else all together awesome; like Silly Putty. You have to play around with words. Try them in a certain order, fashion, or style. Writing is playing,… Read more »

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Get a job!- Tuvok, Star Trek Voyager

Get a job is a new series of blogs I want to do once a week for the fun of it. The idea stemmed from a point I will be touching on in another post about the importance of a character’s job (Update: Here’s the post!). In many books, movies, games, and comics we find… Read more »