My Cancer Story Ch. 91 “Reacquainted Passion”

Chapter 91: “Reacquainted Passion”

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With that essay, I handily won the Brian K. Welch scholarship and with it, a renewed desire to reacquaint myself with my passion. Around the same time, a wonderful employee at NESCom informed me of an annual poem collective called “Crosscut,” which was accepting submissions. I hadn’t been focused on poems much lately, but I knew that it would be a welcomed reprieve from my Photoshop and video projects.

 

I wrote four for the book and believe it or not, two were accepted! I was overjoyed with their literal acceptance of my work! To me, it was a validation that my entire career wasn’t a fluke! Three of the poems had rhymed, and for the fourth, I played with the notion of revision, forcing myself NOT to rhyme. Here are the four I had submitted (the latter two of which, were chosen):

Aqueous Transference

The Island By the Sea

My Favorite Shirt

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Here’s What You Should Know About Super Smash Bros. Switch

Okay, there has been a lot of discussion over the past two weeks regarding the surprise  – but inevitable – announcement of Super Smash Bros. for the Nintendo Switch. Many have wondered if this new installment is just that, a new game or a Wii U/3DS enhanced port. Read on as to why this is most certainly a new game, what I’d like for game modes, and who WILL (and will NEVER) be a part of the newest roster of Super Smash Bros. Switch.

Pre-order Super Smash Bros. (2018) now!

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My Cancer Story Ch. 70 “Relapse Into Gaming”

Chapter 70: “Relapse Into Gaming”

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No, my life was consumed by something far more powerful: the desire to play video games. My gaming habits had diminished since the Gamecube had run its course and I found myself playing fewer video games. But as we all know, Kyle and I played so much Smash Bros. that my Hype Train began a-chuggin’.

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62- Cinematic Universes Full of Video Games and Twenty Questions!

Mike Moran guest stars on this episode! Listen as the boys talk about Movie Universes, Video Game Adaptations, and Play a Game (or two) of Twenty Questions!

Jamie– Movie Universes (Starts at 00:00)

Mike– Video Game to Film Adaptations (20:50)

Twenty Questions! [Video Game] (48:47)

Twenty Questions! [Film] (53:17)

#52PickUp– Harry and the Hendersons (57:12)

Tim’s Communal Movie (1:03:49)

Plugs and Close (1:04:12)

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Colin, My Boy

*For context: Colin Moriarty recently left Kinda Funny to produce his own video content for his first love: Politics and History. I recently mentioned him on the blog here: The Glossary of an Adult.

Colin,

 

When I first heard you on Beyond in 2010, I despised you. I rolled my eyes whenever your voice appeared. But as I listened, I grew fond of your honesty and insight. So, I took a long and hard look at myself as to why I would react in such a way, and I had to admit that I was wrong. I misjudged you. 

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My Cancer Story Ch. 4 “Media Madness”

Chapter 4: Media Madness

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Eventually everyone had to get back to his or her job (or in my brother’s case: high school), and the fervor died down. It was back to my Mom and Stepdad for the most part, as it was the majority of the weekdays. At any rate, it was amazing to consistently have family there when able, for their company made the harder days just that much easier.

 

A few days into my chemo, I had expected my hair to hop off of my head like rats off of a sinking ship, but surprisingly these follicles were holding strong. Every morning I’d take a shower, and every morning there was maybe a few, but nothing more than a normal Monday. Will I even lose my hair? Maybe I have some rare resistance to the popular side effect– a key within my DNA! Perhaps not.

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Five Ways Super Mario Maker Needs to Change via Patches and DLC (MyIGN RePost)

Note: Originally Posted on MyIGN Blog September 19th, 2015

Now that I’ve been obsessively playing the fantastic level creating game Super Mario Maker for a week (now out for the Wii U), there are some things that I have noticed that should be there but aren’t- and things that in my mind, have to be included.

I’m here to discuss Five Things that SHOULD be included in future updates to the “Proof of the Wii U Gamepad’s Concept”, Super Mario Maker.Read More »