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Nick’s Predictions for Avengers 4

Alright, folks, let me tell it to you straight. I ain’t messing around. I want to talk about Avengers: Infinity War because it was just that damned good. Unfortunately, I also firmly believe in the Statute of Limitations when it…

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Is Christianity Conservative?

The following question from Trimbiner showed up in /r/askhistorians today, and I couldn’t help but write about it. In America, Why Has Christianity Primarily Fallen Into The Conservative Political Group Instead Of Liberalism? In the bible, there seem to be…

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Non-Review: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I’ve been struggling with this one for a couple of weeks. I wanted to write a review of The Last Jedi and get it posted during the opening week, when interest was at its highest. That’s how you get clicks,…

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Review – Justice League

Despite having read all the online hate, I still wasn’t prepared for this. It was a Saturday morning matinee, and there was only one other person in the theater. Seriously, just one guy, and he was about the same age…

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NaNoWriMo – Update 4

This weekend was Veterans’ Day, which I take for myself. Combined with family time on Friday (We went to go see Thor: Ragnarok), I didn’t get a lot done over the weekend. Still, I made progress today and crossed over…

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This one weird trick earned BuzzFeed $167 Million in 2015

Gotcha! I hope you don’t mind this little stunt. I was just thinking about how clickbait sites work and wondered how many people would click through to the story. I’ll post a report in a future post to let everyone…

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Viacom vs. Spectrum

I had a couple of ideas for today’s post, good pieces that I thought I had something interesting to say about, but I guess today isn’t the day for them. Instead, while I was taking a quick look through social…

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RIP Monty Hall

Today I learned that Monty Hall passed away. He was ninety-six. Apparently, he was supposed to die five years ago, but made a trade with the Grim Reaper. Five more years in return for a hard-boiled egg bearing the autograph…

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Writing when you ain’t feelin’ it

I’ll start with a confession: I don’t feel like writing a blog post today. I really want to work on my novel, but I haven’t done my second blog post for this week, and I know I need to maintain…

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Random Thoughts on Brookings, Harvey and “Thoughts and Prayers”

Wow, it’s almost done. This, dear reader is the penultimate day of my “Thing a day” challenge for August. Tomorrow, I’ll post a status report on how the month went, and discuss what I’ll be doing for September. For today,…

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