Sick of Superheroes?

Sick of Superheroes?

By now, most people have probably forgotten about it, but for a brief period in 2017, DC had a superhero comedy starring Vanessa Hudgens and Alan Tudyk. Or rather, it had a comedy about non-superheroes in its comicbook universe.The premise was an insurance company...

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Is stubbornness a virtue?

Is stubbornness a virtue?

Sometimes an idea is vast and complicated, sometimes it’s not. And often, that’s the problem keeping a concept from getting off the ground. There’s not enough to carry a story. That’s the main issue with today’s refuse from the scrapheap.Stubborn Shields: 300-inspired...

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Tired of Good Always Winning?

Tired of Good Always Winning?

Boss Monster is a game where you are the evil ruler of a stereotypical fantasy dungeon. You preside over a lair composed of cards you play, each equal parts deadly and alluring. Because like any good dungeon, yours is filled with treasures to lure greedy...

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Real estate without the “Real”

Real estate without the “Real”

Back in 2019 (in the "Before" time), fed up with losing 5 months of the year to cold weather and snow, my wife and I decided to move cross country in search of warmer climes. As anyone who’s familiar with the process can tell you, this involves two key steps.Finding a...

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Hear the Drums, Fear the Game

Hear the Drums, Fear the Game

If you know Jumanji, you probably get chills just reading that drum beat. For those who don’t, Jumanji is a 1995 comedic adventure movie starring Robin Williams that was continued in 2017 and 2020 with a pair of sequels starring (among others) Dwayne Johnson. The...

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Soldiers on Ice

Soldiers on Ice

Sometimes ideas come to us at the weirdest times. The middle of the night is all too common. In my house, we refer to a shower as "Brain Rain" for a reason. And plenty of times, I’ll be driving and ask my wife to text me a reminder of something that just popped into...

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The Only Fun Pandemics

The Only Fun Pandemics

The two classic responses to crises are avoidance and action. If you don’t want to hear any more about rampant diseases and what to do about them, just close this email and go on about your day. However, if you feel like kicking some viral ass might brighten your...

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