Milestones

Milestones I’m starting to celebrate milestones I’ve never thought of before and have no way of tracking, ones that happen and are forgotten about like some random Tuesday in March. Last week I’m certain that I ran over my one thousandth pothole on the way home from work and two days ago I was asked if…

The Futility Of A New Year’s Resolution

Mostly everyone is a horrible person in some way or another. It doesn’t really matter in the minutes leading up to midnight on New Year’s Eve whether one recognizes this or not, and especially when they manage to wake up sometime during the afternoon the next day, vowing to not drink for a month or hold themselves to some sort of challenge that will ultimately lead to their demise.

In The Name Of The Gamer

A Child In Walmart Helped Me Understand The Obsession—And Monetization—Of The Average Fortnite Gamer   More often than not when I wake up these days I feel old. My back aches as if I have been doing anything to solicit the singe of pain that gravitates around the base of my spine; the alcohol I…

The Suicide Squad Pumps Fresh Blood Into Superhero Genre

When I told my Mom I was going to see The Suicide Squad, she asked why I was going to see a movie that was released five years ago. To clarify, she dabbles in the world of superhero movies, which means she’s not going out of her way to watch every single release churned out by Marvel or Warner Bros., but knows enough to stay in the loop. 

I Hate Dave Portnoy

The King Of Social Media Is Here To Stay. Go out to a bar and you won’t be able to swing a bat without hitting someone who’s a fan of Barstool Sports. A lot of people are. I am. I’m pretty sure my Grandma has fallen down a rabbit hole of viral videos corralled by…