Winter was wonderful as water fell from the sky in California. Most appreciated it while many sheered, “When did I move to Seattle?” Just know, we hate those people, they don’t represent all of us and they have been sent off on an ice float. It is said that they shouted, “When did I move… Read more »
Starting a new project, something fun, I hope you like it. Here are links to the appropriate platforms to listen to it!
I love sunken ships and the sea and I have Robert Ballard to thank for that.
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Get ready, it’s gonna get weird. Side note, this series is meant to be both a story and an educational program. I hope you learn something while being entertained!
Fire, gears, and weird: Mad Max Fury Road
This is a post about the insanity that is Mad Max: Fury Road, if you haven’t seen this film yet, stop now and go and see it because like a hard boiled egg left in an unplugged fridge for two weeks, this post will have spoilers in it. I have loved Mad Max since I was 13 and… Read more »
Finalist for the National Indie Excellence Book Awards!
This was a surprise! I woke up this morning and found out that Where Monsters Lie & Other Tales was a finalist for the National Indie Excellence Book Awards in the category Short Story! Here is the link for proof! http://www.indieexcellence.com/indie-results-2015-finalists.html It is just amazing that this even happened and I am celebrating with dancing and this very… Read more »
Why are librarians sexy?
It’s probably one of the most unlikely sex symbols to pop up in the American psyche and yet it is commonly accepted that librarians are sexy. I find the concept so strange, I mean, when was the last time you went into a library? I know a majority of people have not done so in… Read more »
100 years and more to come
I am Armenian and an American. I remember 1915 and will never forget. Today will be a day of speeches and stories, but that is how we honor those who have passed who were wronged. We will never forget and we will always remember, no matter how much time has passed.
The best damn zoetrope on earth
I went to the doctor the other day and I found it a rather odd experience. I wasn’t dying by any stretch, but my cellphone had died and so I had to resolve myself to looking at the ceiling tile and green florescent lighting. After seeing the doctor I was told to go home and not drink as… Read more »
Writing tips: Blogging in chunks
When you start to write a blog, don’t try to do it in chunks, try to get it done in a single day. Blogs are not like a book where you can take multiple turns at it. You have to attack it and get it done or else you wind up losing steam, losing thoughts,… Read more »
Morning jolt: Stop it movie trailers!
Movie trailers were, at one point, a big love of mine. There is an art to creating such a piece of media, but lately, these bastards are getting out of control. I will use The Avengers: Age of Ultron (Known moving forward as TAAU) as an example. This film’s predessor made, oh, a few billion dollars when… Read more »
Morning jolt: Why are dolls creepy?
Dolls, they are collectible, loved, and terrifying. When I was a kid my grandmother had a guest room that had a line of dolls sitting on a rail along all four walls of the room. They sat there, smiling, staring at me while I kept watch on them to make sure they didn’t come alive… Read more »
Morning jolt: Finish something
Starting a project is easy, even thinking about it is easy, but finishing something is oddly hard. Not many people can do it and it’s strange to think that a lot of the time it isn’t an outside force stopping us from completing a task, but ourselves. In some cases it’s because we get tired… Read more »
Morning jolt: Artists, artists everywhere!
Everyone is creative in one form or another. We tend to think of those people who are really creative as ‘artists’. Artist is a title that seems to be thrown on anything that is either terrible looking or is grand beyond measure. It can be used sarcastically or seriously depending on whom it is being applied… Read more »