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Today is my 27th Birthday

Well my dear readers, its that time of year again. Today is my birthday, my 27th birthday to be specific. Much like last year, I’m spending the day quietly – if there is one lesson I’ve certainly learned over the past 27 years, it’s that

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What Hollywood should learn from Deadpool

Looks like Wade Wilson will be able to buy quite a few chimichangas given how popular Deadpool is proving to be. Deadpool opened last weekend, and if you’ve been paying attention to the news, you probably know already that it was a smash hit at the

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A look back at 2015, and ahead at 2016

Happy New Year my dear readers! Looking back at 2015, as I mentioned a few weeks ago, it was a pretty good year for me all things considered. I finished college on a high note, had a great year for my writing career, and I

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Some thoughts on turning 26

It’s December 20th yet again my dear readers, which means one thing – it’s my birthday, and I am turning 26 years old. I’m spending the day rather quietly compared to years past – some well-cooked steaks, a bottle of good bourbon, and some old

British Weeaboos – Introducing the Teaboo

While there has been a notable British presence in global culture for centuries, and in modern pop culture since the British Invasion of the 60s, but one must admit, there has been an upswing as of late. Monty Python made waves with its farewell tour, and James Bond is better than ever. BBC shows like The Musketeers, Sherlock and Doctor Who are ratings gold. Harry Potter and The Lord of the Rings/Hobbit books and movies have defined fantasy for a generation. None of this is surprising – what is surprising though, is that thanks to social networking, we are witnessing an embryonic British subculture akin to what is more common from Japan or China.

The Greatest Paradox about Military Service

Today my dear readers, I am literally taking a stroll down memory lane. For the first time since 2010, I am standing in Fort Gordon, Georgia, a military base where I spent a year of my time in the US Army. I’ll be the first to admit, my time here had its ups and downs, but save perhaps the intense and unforgettable ten weeks I spent in basic training, had more of an influence on who I am today than perhaps any time of my life. So needless to say, it got me reflecting on the old days, and upon lingering thoughts of the greatest paradox about military service.