6 (More) Things You Really Need to Know Before Joining the Military Ever since I published the original article (which you can find here), I’ve received several emails from people who are looking to join up, asking question after question. Most of them have been very positive responses from people who are simply looking for information, because they’re tired of … Read More
Let’s face it. We’ve all been in a movie with at least one crying baby at some point in our lives. Just think back and picture the situation: it’s opening night for one of the biggest blockbusters of the summer. There’s going to be explosions, lots of action, big named actors, plenty of special effects, and, depending on your luck, … Read More
Lamb: The Gospel According to Biff (Christ’s Childhood Friend) is a book by Christopher Moore, a comedy writer who has written several gems such as Fluke or I Know Why the Winged Whale Sings, The Stupidest Angel, and Bloodsucking Fiends: A Love Story. Lamb, like Moore’s other novels, is filled with one-liners, obscure cultural references, and the kind of … Read More
Anyone who goes to the movies or reads any science fiction is probably familiar with at least one dark dystopian story. Whether or not your selection includes The Hunger Games, I Am Legend, or Wool is besides the point. You’ve probably been exposed to the genre, which means you’re at least partially familiar with the state of modern sci-fi. I say “modern” … Read More
For those of you who haven’t been paying a lot of attention to the upcoming movies this year or you’re not into really old science fiction novels, you may not be aware that John Carter is even a thing. You may not even care, but that’s why I’m writing this blog entry, to tell you that you should care, because history … Read More
For those who don’t know, I’m in the Air Force. It comes with plenty of positive things that I’m sure your local recruiter would be happy to explain so I won’t bother. However, I do want to clarify some things that some of you (namely: those of you looking to join) might not know. Specifically, the stuff your recruiter left … Read More
Old Man’s War by John Scalzi is a science fiction book about war in space, a bunch of alien bad guys, and life as a soldier. Oh, and it’s also about how when a person turns 75, they can leave Earth behind, get a new body, and be young again. In other … Read More
I thought I’d kick off these reviews with a modern classic. You know, because if you haven’t read it, you should. And if you have, then good for you. You’re officially awesome. So here it is, my review of Ender’s Game. Enjoy.