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Read This: Cool Articles, Blogs, and Internet Things

https://wordpress.com/read/blogs/8674634/posts/3112 In the article “It’s Always Plan B,” the author briefly discusses teaching in a prison. He begins with the poignant line “Never forget where you are” and ends with “And why you’re there.” http://www.relevantmagazine.com/slices/dad-tried-scare-his-toddler-dressing-darth-vader-things-dont-go-planned This is no article. “It’s a trap!” you might say. But it’s really just a funny video. Just click it. Trust me. https://www.brainpickings.org/2013/12/16/writers-wakeup-times-literary-productivity-visualization/ This one’s…

Fear Not: The Hipster Lives!

A waxed mustache. Dark rimmed glasses. A plaid button down. A bowtie. Jeans with the bottoms rolled up. He mutters something about PBR. Who is this? This, my friends, is the hipster. There have been reports that they are a dying breed. But to quote Severus Snape, “My source told me that there are plans to lay a false trail;…

The Rise of Superhero Movies: Part One

In the last few years, the West has experienced a cultural shift, and it involves men dressing up in tights. Superheroes are in high demand. In fact, it seems nearly impossible to go to the movies without seeing a new trailer, whereby a hero arises, explosions abound, and clever one-liners burst from the screen. By my reckoning, there has been…

What’s Batman Really Hiding in His Utility Belt?

Batman is everyman’s hero. He wasn’t born with any superpowers; he doesn’t have any special abilities. He just uses what he was born with, getting by on his detective skills, brute strength, and martial arts knowledge. But wait, wait there’s more… Fortunately, he was also born with a massive monetary inheritance that afforded him a bat-mobile, new decorations for the…

Writing Challenge: Steve Harvey’s Mustache

Yesterday it happened. It’s the same thing that happens to us all in moments of darkness and despair, those epochs of woefully terrifying boredom. That’s right. I watched daytime TV.