Well, hello there internet.
I’ve got a pretty good case of hobby-ADD, a term that I haven’t bothered to fully finish defining but basically translates into a very on-again-off-again approach to investing my time into any number of things. You’ll see reference to all kinds of stuff here; tactical gear, philosophy, miniatures, gaming, being a family man, growing up, music, technology and whatever book I picked up last week. I use this space primarily as an infodump for everything I’m working on, so that when I’m eventually a super-famous magician or something, there’ll be a spot I’ve already got everything logged. I’m into nerd culture, podcasts and history. I like big band swing, easy listening jazz, story-telling country and aggressive hip-hop. I want to write stories and save the world.
I decided to revamp the blog a little in the summer of 2017. As I’ve found myself writing more frequently, I figured it was best to put a little shine on the place in case somebody actually stopped in to have a gander. If you’re here, it’s probably because you like awesome stuff like Brazilian Jiu Jitsu or cooking on firepits.
Without a clear cut direction, I’m not too sure what this blog will become. I’ve had a few ideas – from just logging the day to day and journalling to a little branded idea for like-minded individuals. Whatever it is, however it turns out – I’m aiming for a few things here. First and foremost, I’m going to speak truth above anything else. As Jordan Peterson so often reminds me, I’ll use this space to stay aligned with the truth and to, creatively speaking, keep my room clean.
I know bloggers are supposed to ‘pick a lane’ and stick to it, but that doesn’t jive so well with me. That said, you’ll get a pretty good look at the spectrum of my interests by following along here. Even moreso by following me on Instagram – @postpunksuperhero. If you’ve got something you want to say, leave a comment or get at me directly. Better yet, start your own damn blog and broadcast your thoughts like the rest of us!
So - after much deliberation and research, I've decided to start posting my progress on Wattpad. Atlantik, the story I've been working on, is nearly half way complete at roughly 30-thousand words. Atlantik is based in the fictional town of Condren, France. A few days after the invasion, Private Frank Miles finds himself waist deep [...]
Well, well, well. I've tried it before. I'm going to plan and execute a writing project to span the next two #ROW80 rounds. Inside that time frame, beginning July 3, I will develop and write a 50,000 word project to have a first draft complete by the end of the year. How's that for planning [...]
Impostor syndrome (also known as impostor phenomenon, fraud syndrome or the impostor experience) is a concept describing individuals who are marked by an inability to internalize their accomplishments and have a persistent fear of being exposed as a "fraud". Last year, my wife and I started batting around the idea that I should extend my [...]
Last year, I participated in the GoRuck Tough Challenge. If you want to read my after-action, check this out. GoRuck is best summed up like this; good livin'. Lifting heavy shit, getting after it and pressing forward under a brick-weighted pack for the sake of testing yourself and becoming something more. That's something I've been [...]
When I cracked open my 4th journal - and we'll come back to that - I was a little too focused on the system behind it. I tend to operate like that, attaching systematic approaches to the things I'm involved in. I began by researching the various page designs others had come up with for [...]
Over the weekend, I put Angor up on Reddit. After a couple hours, I had received a bunch of really nice feedback and a couple hundred upvotes. One particular comment got me to thinking; So, are you going to try and sell Angor to a publisher/have a pay-what-you-want model for releasing this? I've thought of [...]
Corvus is a widely distributed genus of medium-sized to large birds in the family Corvidae. The genus includes species commonly known as crows, ravens, rooks and jackdaws; there is no consistent distinction between “crows” and “ravens”, and these appellations have been assigned to different species chiefly on the basis of their size, crows generally being smaller than ravens.