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 [...]
My wife works in an office. It is, by and large, a great office filled with great people who are, for the most part, kind and gracious and affirming. Being that she works in an office, though, she occasionally has meetings where they show TED Talks which is a phenomenon that has totally escaped [...]
My wife and I value authenticity. We are often prideful about this in the sense that we’re often impressed with our own cleverness in terms of how we assess people and situations with the kind of honesty and candor that counteracts an evangelical subculture that can seem treacly and fake. This is, of [...]