Category Archives: Bad News
I’m kicking down the 4th wall for right now…
Today, I lost one of my childhood heroes. One of the four men who shaped my interests and hobbies, predating even when I was given my first Dungeons & Dragons Basic Set, has passed away at the age of 69.
Harold Ramis was both co-star and co-writer of my very first love, Ghostbusters. While his career as a writer, director, and comedian does not begin and end with Ghostbusters, it will certainly be what he was best remembered for. He went on to an incredible career, directing Analyze This, Caddyshack, National Lampoon’s Vacation, and Groundhog Day. His writing credits also include Animal House and Meatballs. Of course, we all remember his role in Stripes, as well. Read the rest of this entry
The title of this post will confuse some of you, and it SHOULD. For those who don’t know why it should, it’s because I am a very religious man. I’m not using religion as a metaphor or anything, like “I play Dungeons & Dragons religiously.” it’s just a fact. I pray before meals (even at restaurants), I’ve made theology a study, I meditate on the Word and pray daily, I’m a creationist, and my first career choice was to be a pastor. If I haven’t lost you already, I’ll get to why I’m a bit incensed at the moment. It isn’t my beliefs I’m upset with. It’s the people I keep getting lumped with whenever people hear the word “Christian.”
I usually don’t like to delve in to either religion or politics, but I felt I had to share it this time around.
I recently saw a disturbing video on a friend’s wall on Facebook, and it got my blood boiling: