A moment in television that caused me to pause and reflect on the America of old.

"We stood up for what was right. We fought for moral reasons, we passed laws, struck down laws for moral reasons. We waged wars on poverty, not poor people. We sacrificed, we cared about our neighbors, we put our…


Mastodon, “High Road”

Mastodon’s new record Once More ‘Round The Sun is out today and it’s awfully solid. They’ve managed to scale back the prog-rock that made The Hunter a tough listen for me, tastefully scale back (without abandoning) the shredding that got me hooked on their early work, and package those efforts into (mostly) traditional song structures. The result is a super focused, cohesive and dare I say “catchy” collection of songs* that I’ve had a tough time not listening to of late.

*Except for “Aunt Lisa”. Not feeling that one.


Hail Mary-o


On Friday night, something beautiful happened. Something I hadn’t experienced in roughly 15 years. 4-player split-screen local multiplayer. (more…)

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Juxtaposition in Video Game Commercials

Textbook Tarantino or tired trope?

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Monument Valley - A Review

The beauty of brevity. The pleasure of paradox. 

Ten puzzles. Ten gorgeous, mind-bending, paradoxical puzzles. This is a video game you will complete.

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On Skrillex

The Element - A Review. A Movement.

. @kelleyclarke and I had the fortunate pleasure to have our engagement photos taken by @jeredscott #preview

. @kelleyclarke and I had the fortunate pleasure to have our engagement photos taken by @jeredscott #preview

On Reading



How writing taught me to read. (more…)

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Thoughts on God



Building a fiction (more…)

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