The 2017 NFL season started a couple weeks back, and with it came renewed controversy. Marcus Peters, star cornerback for the Kansas City Chiefs, remained seated on the bench while the National Anthem was played on Opening Night. This wasn't Peters' first form of protest since the beginning of last season, nor has he been … Continue reading I Stand (Er, Kneel) With Colin Kaepernick
Tag: Much Ado About Nothing
I’ve always enjoyed doing jigsaw puzzles. In some of the earliest pictures of me, I’m sitting at a card table, focusing on the pieces, and trying to put them all together. My methods were a little unorthodox – I did not flip over all of the pieces before starting, I did not do the edge … Continue reading These Things I Give You Today…
Awhile back I posted a “Mailbag Monday” entry on the blog’s Facebook page, asking readers to shoot me questions or topics they wanted me to touch upon. Me being the (un)timely fellow that I am, I’m just getting around to answering the submissions! And so, without further ado: Fantasy Football Of all the activities I’ve … Continue reading Mailbag Monday, Answered!
When I started this blog back in January, I didn’t know where it would lead me. I knew I had a bunch of stuff in my head that needed to be exorcised, so the site has been very cathartic in that sense. Initially I created the blog’s Facebook page as a way of segregating my … Continue reading Gabe’s World: Year Four
Bill Pronzini, award-winning author who has written across numerous genres, has been churning out top-notch fiction for over forty-five years. While many of his standalone novels are fantastic (my favorite of which is The Crimes of Jordan Wise, which I reviewed here many moons ago. Run out and read it now, if you haven’t already; … Continue reading All Pronzini, All the Time
Fresh off my post about happenstance comes another bit of randomness that I was happy to experience… A few months back I was slogging through my evening commute. With one hour and forty-five minutes of drive-time awaiting me, I was trying to find a way to pass the time. Normally I would have an audiobook … Continue reading Book Review of Mindy Mejia’s Everything You Want Me to Be
Question for you: is there anything in this world which is so unfathomable that, if you think about it, the topic threatens to consume you with its mystery? I have to imagine people’s faith in a higher power would be the most common scenario. While there are millions of believers in various religions, the unanswerable … Continue reading Oh Happenstance, What a Fickle B*tch You Are