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Your Costume is Bad, and You Should Feel Bad

Your Costume is Bad, and You Should Feel Bad

Halloween is this coming weekend, and you know what that means! Next monday, there will be a news report about a white celebrity who wore a costume featuring blackface. This happens every year, somebody (a bunch of people) wears a racially-insensitive ...

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You say "statist" like it's a bad thing

You say "statist" like it's a bad thing

Oct 20 , 2014 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | My Alienating Opinions | 0 Comments

So here's the deal with statism:

Power accumulates. If nothing is done to prevent it, some entity is going to accumulate power. Historically, the primary power centers have been religions, governments, paramilitary groups, and wealthy ...

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Q.E.D. God wants me rich

Q.E.D. God wants me rich

So here’s a few well-known adages:

  • You can’t create great art without pain

  • Christian music is generally ...

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On why I hate my phone

On why I hate my phone

I'm thinking of upgrading from my Android. To Jitterbug. In general I hate phone user interfaces. They're always pretty awful. What whoever programs these things doesn't seem to understand is that every alert - especially audio alerts - is ...

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#gamergate: not my circus; not my monkeys

Yesterday, the guitarist from one of my other bands started talking to me about the gamergate shenanigans, and I found myself generally opposed to his opinions. I began prepping my thoughts for "debate mode" where I would ask him poignant questions ...

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Moar chord charts!

Moar chord charts!

Jul 31 , 2014 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Band Stuff | 0 Comments

Remember last week when I finally uploaded the chord charts for Spoiler Alert!? Well, now I'm on a finally uploading the friggen' chord charts kick.

Here's To Slay Zombie ...

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Chord Chart Dump Part 1

Chord Chart Dump Part 1

Jul 25 , 2014 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Band Stuff | 0 Comments

So… about a year and a half ago, somebody asked me to publish the words to Spoiler Alert! I said “that’s a good idea!” and proceeded to not do so. Because I’m ...

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Define "sports"

Define "sports"

Jul 10 , 2014 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | My Alienating Opinions | 0 Comments

I’ve seen a lot of arguments about what makes something a “sport”. It seems that everyone agrees that football (either version) is a sport, but crocheting isn’t. But how do ...

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“And when those wheels do fall off, they’ll be pretty gross”

“And when those wheels do fall off, they’ll be pretty gross”

You know who’s overrated? Firefighters. Them and the police. Oh, and teachers. Teachers are overrated. Sure they’re all crucial parts of keeping society functional, and many of ...

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Tiers of Grief and Regret

Tiers of Grief and Regret

Jun 19 , 2014 | Posted by: Fighter #1 | Waxing Sophistic | 0 Comments

On thing that I’m pretty bad at (that my brother Dave - check out his sweet art - is pretty good at) is apologizing. Assorted ...

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