Action-Packed, Character Empty

I love superhero movies as much as the next guy. In fact, I love them more than most people. They bring me to a place I'll never go and set me behind the eyes of men I'll never be. Yet, let's be honest. The money-hungry production studios are coughing up as many superhero films as... Continue Reading →


OPM Workout: Day 4

One Punch Man Workout: Day 1 Just as I thought, these exercises are making me sore. I'm hurting in places I didn't know could hurt. But I have to say, it's getting easier. I can push through the 100 sit ups without much struggle. I don't seem to feel the pain until after I finish... Continue Reading →

One Punch Man Workout: Day 1

One Punch Man is a popular anime featuring the superhuman Saitama, who can destroy any foe with one punch. Great show! I highly recommend it. The true origin of Saitama's power is unknown, but Saitama claims all he did was exercise every day. His workout consists of 100 push ups, 100 sit ups, 100 squats,... Continue Reading →

Children. Why?

Everybody always dreams of settling down, having two or three kids, and living happily ever after. But why? I mean, why the children? Maybe it's the millennial in me, but I just don't get it. The negatives are quite obvious. Babies are expensive. The US Department of Agriculture stated that a child born in 2013... Continue Reading →

Suicide Squad-Another DC Mishap

As the Marvel money train keeps chugging on, DC is struggling to keep up. Both Man of Steel and Batman v. Superman received mixed reviews. No doubt, DC hoped Suicide Squad would be the movie to provide a more steady basis for its own money-train. After all, the idea of super villains fighting crime is wacky and seemingly paradoxical. Not... Continue Reading →

How Black is the Shadow

At last, I have finished the first draft of my fantasy novel. The book is the first in a series called the Ashborne Chronicles, and I have named it How Black is the Shadow. As the title might suggest, there are some heavy, poignant moments. However, like most fantasy novels, there are many moments of levity... Continue Reading →

The Sun Dance

In the great blue commons, Under the watch Of wind and white giants, The sun dances Merry and drunk. A flourish in the brine And a waver In the tumult. Its toes dawdle Against the beat Of a long sung melody. The gulls bay While the sun drums on And clams bury their heads In... Continue Reading →

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