Monthly Archives: October 2011

National Novel Writing Month: Givin’ It a Shot

I guess I’m going to try to throw my hat in the ring. Whether or not I can get out a coherent story about man-eating garden gnomes or a dramedy set on board a lost survivalists boat adrift in the … Continue reading

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Modern Verbs and Their Real Meanings

Texting:  Sexting Commenting:  Telling other people why they suck. Facebooking:  Avoiding work, real life relationships. Or you are collecting virtual farm animals. Skyping:  Multimedia sexting. Sharing:  Only applicable to virtual items like funny pictures, online news articles, or some polemical … Continue reading

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Somewhat Misleading Cancer Prevention Title with a Steve Jobs Kicker

It’s no surprise that pundits, advocates, and apologists for all the various groups that make cancer their raison d’etre have tied their own causes into the news story that was Steve Jobs’ death. It’s also not surprising that many media … Continue reading

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NY Comic Con 2011 Saturday Recap: Dotcom for Prez! Winston Churchill! AVENGERS ASSEMBLED!!

So, Saturday, October 15th, 2011, was an eventful day for me at the New York Comic Con as I navigated tiny Daleks, too many Ghostbusters and Voltron’s aisle blocking presence. The early phase of my day was wandering about buying … Continue reading

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NY Comic Con 2011: The Friday Plan!

So, NY Comic Con kicked off this evening already, but I only purchased the 3-day pass that will get me in starting tomorrow. I’m excited, despite this being my third time out at the Big Apple’s Big Comic Convention.

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Nick Swisher More Valuable in 2011 Than NY Post Or Commenting Fans Seem To Think

The NY Yankees baseball team has some logistics to go over during the offseason. Baseball, as the book (and film) Moneyball showed, is filled with entrenched thinking where perception and subjective, traditional views really prevent the people who run the … Continue reading

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A Lasting Lesson from Steve Jobs

I didn’t “like” Steve Jobs. I didn’t know Steve Jobs. But, Steve Jobs was an individual who indelibly left his mark on the balance of my existence, and many of us will miss him. What made a stranger important to … Continue reading

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