An hour ago I received a phone call informing me that the father of my best childhood friend had taken his life. I could tell from my own father’s tone of voice that he had bad news. After receiving the call, I called my wife and wept – I wept for his family, [...]
I watched The Avengers 2 tonight, in a packed theater full of people – many of whom were wearing branded “Avengers” t-shirts and many of whom looked like the opposite of super heroes from a physique standpoint. Bear in mind a few things:
1. I don’t have a dog in the “Is it [...]
I became a fan of Syracuse football at the beginning of the Doug Marrone era, largely because I played small college football and therefore had no great big-school loyalties. A great friend who lived across the hall from me in college had grown up in Syracuse, and convinced me that the program was worth [...]
At Gut Check Press we’re all about engaging the culture. And what our culture needs is an over-the-top, satirical but-still-totally-works-as-a-real-book action/adventure Rapture novel. So we took our old rapture novel and made it longer, including more guns, more funny characters, and a subplot about Reformed separatists who want to colonize Nebraska and pattern [...]
Rewriting Several Key Scenes in Karate Kid III with Mr. Miyagi’s Grammar and Other Significant Errors CorrectedMarch 30th, 2015 by admin
Terry Silver: I owe you, man.
John Kreese: You don’t owe me anything.
Terry Silver: Oh bulls–t. I don’t owe you anything? What about Vietnam, huh? How many times did you save my a–?
John Kreese: I don’t know. I lost count. Also, given your age now, in the late 1980s, you would have been a toddler [...]