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On Growing Up And Wrestling

Watching professional wrestling was one of the many pieces of my childhood that made me who I am today. Unlike a cartoon, it was “real” enough for adults to participate in without being compeltely bored, especially when one considers how… Continue Reading →

A Healthy Sleep Aid

Throughout my life I’ve had various battles with sleep. Fortunately, I remain the long term victor although there have been plenty of skirmishes, often lasting days, in which I have been defeated miserably. The pattern I’ve noticed is that most… Continue Reading →

Living in Europe Survival Guide

If you are planning on moving to Europe permanently or for a semester, check out some of these pointers. This is my second time living in a European country so many of the challenges I ran into when I first… Continue Reading →

German Pulse – News About Germany

    I recently came across German Pulse, an English website and forum dedicated to all things related to Germany. German Pulse provides articles of general interest for English speakers who are curious to know about the country in its… Continue Reading →

Calling All Haters!

Join The Cause!  I must confess that I have only met a handful of language professors in my life. It’s difficult to make generalizations with only such a small sample size, but during my time as I student I never… Continue Reading →

5 Things I Wish I Did Before Playing Black Ops II

  If there was any advice I could give myself before I began playing Black Ops II it would be found in the suggestions that follow. Although I am still very much green to this game, I’ve improved a bit… Continue Reading →

7 Things I Hate About Skype

  My Skype relationship has moved past the courting stage and is now a committed relationship. With the fun times over, Skype is starting to get under my skin a little. Let’s consider the following my therapy session. 1. Copying… Continue Reading →

Rising US Incarceration Rates – America’s Dirty Little Secret

Prior to becoming an east coast rap icon, Sean Carter aka Jay Z sold crack. While many in his situation would regret what they had to do to get by, Jay Z boasts about his drug dealing days in many… Continue Reading →

Tube Socks Are Still Alive At Skater Socks

Often I need a boost of inspiration before heading to the gym. Sometimes it will be a Metallica or Guns N Roses song, but every once in a while I have to queue up a Rocky montage to get into… Continue Reading →

Classic Films – Give Them A Shot

Classic films are an excellent way to track the evolution of the film industry. It’s amazing to see how far we’ve come in a hundred years and also how style has changed over time. What’s interesting about these films is the… Continue Reading →

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