It’s 2021 and I finally beat Banjo-Kazooie

It’s 2021 and I finally beat Banjo-Kazooie

Banjo-Kazooie reentered my life when I bought an XBox Series S and signed up for Game Pass. I was tickled to see that a remastered version was available on the library, especially since I had the game as a kid but never managed to beat it. But now I’m 30 years...
TikTok is a GREAT place for writers

TikTok is a GREAT place for writers

I was a little hesitant about TikTok at first. Maybe it’s a sign that I’m getting old and uncool, but I thought the last thing I needed was another social media account. As if I don’t already spend too much time scrolling through Instagram and...
Advice to my 20-year-old self at age 30

Advice to my 20-year-old self at age 30

I’ve been a little depressed the last couple of weeks. Maybe it’s because I’m turning thirty and life didn’t turn out the way I expected. I don’t own a home. I don’t drive a fancy car. I don’t have a wife, kids, or a dog....
Want to look cultured? Own these books.

Want to look cultured? Own these books.

Some books just stand head and shoulders above others. And frankly, having some of these books on your shelf makes you look smarter. Here are some books that are absolutely worth reading and will fool houseguests into thinking you’re a cultured person. There are...
Dune is simply spectacular.

Dune is simply spectacular.

There’s not much I can say that will prepare you for Dune. But I will say this: If Part 2 is as good as this Part 1, we’ll have a sci-fi Lord of the Rings on our hands. When it comes to scope, artistry, and quality, it can only be compared to Peter...