On Fear

  “The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.” – H.P. Lovecraft Recently, I was asked a rather intriguing question by my tea bag1: what are you most afraid of? While the question itself might be straightforward, the intriguing part was … More On Fear

Sanderson in Review

A reader’s job these days is hard. More books get published in a single year than any of us could read in a lifetime – and that’s without even taking into account petty complications like school and jobs and family that seek to diminish our precious reading time. Today, I’m hoping to convince you that … More Sanderson in Review

Embracing Solitude

Despite what movies like Into the Wild (2007) might like us to believe at times, our Western culture is certainly not a friendly place for lone wolves. Most of us would, for example, feel uncomfortable when sitting by ourselves in a bar or restaurant – and I certainly recall myself wondering at times, when I … More Embracing Solitude

Tired Old Boots

  I did a lot of traveling last year. And by that I do mean, in fact, a lot. Hopping from America to New Zealand to Australia to Shanghai, I have partaken in a lot of different cultures and have seen a lot of different sights. But more than anything else, I walked. I would … More Tired Old Boots

Passionately Curious: Let There Be Light! And He Saw That It Was Weird.

  Wait, what’s this? This strange science-y series that was going on last year is back? Well… not quite, just a one-shot for now! Still, there’s so much awesome stuff left to talk about! Take, for example, the weirdness that is light. Now, I’ve already gone into far too much detail on some of the … More Passionately Curious: Let There Be Light! And He Saw That It Was Weird.