Category: arts and entertainment

Woohoo! New Story

For any of you short fiction fans, I’ve got a story in the current (August 07) issue of Realms of Fantasy Magazine. The title is “Time Tells All.” Though I’m far from unbiased, I highly recommend it. The issue is on stands now, and should remain up through August 6.

Romito Brothers Band at Town Tavern Tonight

A buddy of mine’s band is competing in a battle of the bands. Tonight they’ll be playing at Town Tavern. Here’s more info: The Romito Brothers Band formed in the fall of 2004 while Dante and Michael were both students at the University of Pittsburgh. The brothers jammed in a band together, along with bassist …

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Book Recommendation: Army Survival Manual

A while back somebody posted a request for book recommendations. At the time I couldn’t think of a good non-fiction one. I can think of several good non-fiction books, but most of them are too specialized for the general public to read. The DSM-IV, for example. It’s a great read, and an absolute must for …

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Don Imus Should be a Gangsta Rapper

I’m a gangster, I’m a straight up G. The gangster life is the life for me! Shooting people by day, selling drugs by night. Being a gangster is hella tight. – “I’m a Gangster” by Rappy McRapperson Nerdcore rap cracks me up in general, but the above parody of gangster rap is one of my …

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Thug Life

[While going through old posts, I found a comment that I felt deserved a post of its own. Since the author is a relative of mine and a guest blogger here, I took the liberty of editing the text and publishing it here. Funky] Violent music, aggressive thoughts linked “Violent lyrics in songs increase aggression-related …

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