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Seriously, Thanos Should Have Just Read Thomas Sowell

First, let me warn you, this thing has more spoilers than the bottom drawer of my refrigerator. I saw Avengers: Infinity War this weekend. I thought it was fantastic, but that’s not a big surprise if you’ve read my reviews….

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Wakandan Economics

I should be working. I need to get The Temporary Hero out to my Beta readers. I have new covers for my first two novels, and I need to get them republished. I’m still working on the manuscript for Terms…

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Hawaii Doesn’t Get Nuked

I, like many people, had some pretty strong feelings last week when an errant emergency alert went out to Hawaiians informing them that nuclear missiles were inbound. I saw the videos of the kids being loaded into storm drains for…

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Oregon’s Gas Problems

I’m sure it’s not news to anyone that, with the start of 2018, Oregonians can now pump their own gas as long as they do it in a county with fewer than 40,000 people. The news, apparently, is that Oregonians…

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The NFL Takes a Knee

Warning, some mild cursing may follow. The sentences that most consistently rouse me to to anger fit a particular form. If they were Mad Libs, they’d go, “As a <noun>, I find <noun> <adjective>.” For instance, “As a <turkey>, I…

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Giving Well

Of all of humanity’s positive traits, and there are a few, charity might be the most important. Our ability to reach out and help, especially when we do so anonymously and without expectation of receiving something in return, is at…

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Why I quit reading comics – The Death of Superman

I still remember my first comic book. I think I was five or six years old. My grandparents came to visit from Nebraska and when it was time for them to leave my Dad got up early to take them…

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Review (kinda): The Free State of Jones

Wow, I just found this piece that I wrote back on August 12, 2017. I guess I never published it, so today, I remedy that… I finished watching The Free State of Jones this morning. I’ve already talked about this movie…

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Journalism – Why it matters

I, dear reader, am an American. As such, I have the God-given right to spout off about any subject, without regard to whether or not I actually know what I’m talking about. Today, that’s exactly what I intend to do….

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Why Superheroes? (Part 2)

  For the first part of this series, click here. One of the most common complaints I hear from non-comic book people is that superheroes are boring. Two dimensional. Deep down, I know this isn’t true. There’re just too many…

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