In terms of things to put on your resume, CIA Agent and writer of Batman both have to be near the top. Tom King has been both. Beginning his career as an intern at Marvel Comics in the 90s, Tom King made the rather unorthodox
Today is Veteran’s Day my dear readers. To those of you have served, one veteran to another, thank you. For everyone else, please keep reading before you do the same. I am marking the holiday as is tradition among those who served in the military
Happy Independence Day my dear readers – if you don’t mind, today I’m going to be talking about something a little personal. Growing up, I used to love watching fireworks on the Fourth of July. Watching the skies crackle with color as we celebrated Independence
On this very night, 100 years ago, there was a true Christmas Miracle. Gather round my dear readers, as I tell the tale of the Christmas Truce. Following the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, Europe had plunged into war. As the many nations send men
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.
On this day a century ago, World War I began, the thunder of guns sounding the death knell of the preceding era, and baptizing the modern era in a river of blood. Millions of men on both sides would march for king and country, and
At this very hour, 70 years ago, more than a hundred thousand heroes were born, baptized by fire, and over ten thousand would be dead or wounded in what would be immortalized as one of the most important moments in human history. Today my dear readers, marks