When I was a child, if you had asked me what I wanted to be when I grew up, I would have told you that I wanted to be an “aerospace engineer.” I didn’t want to go into space or to the moon, but I wanted to be a part of it. Be a part of the process of human exploration, and of course, work for NASA. Alas, back then, I was good at math and science, but somewhere along the way, I moved from those subjects to literature and the arts, and any form of engineering disappeared from my future.Declassify >
Here’s the thing. Flowers, going out to dinner, cards, and candy are all the cliches for Valentine’s Day that couples get each other.
Now, I’m not saying they’re all bad. But unless those cards are Magic: The Gathering, Pokemon, or Spellfire, it’s not inherently going to be the cards your geek wants to receive.
It’s not bad that you put in some effort, but to go the extra mile, I’m here to help you make it special.Declassify >
Now, I am aware that this may not be how other year in reviews go, but when I look back at a year, I take stock in only the things I had control over. And based upon the things that matter to me that I had control over this year has been a pretty good year…
I kept on writing (70+ posts and counting), I embraced podcasting both behind the scenes on a number of shows, as well as, on Mic with the 46 episodes of my Proxycast. I watched movies and I read books, I played games, and I even traveled to Michigan to meet up with my friends and to meet my new girlfriend for the first time…Declassify >
For those that don’t “get” podcasting there is a misconception that it’s just “one of those things that other people do.” But it’s not just one of those things. More and more people are turning to podcasts. It’s a skyrocketing medium.
Just like books, movies, and television, podcasting has many genres and from episode to episode those genres may coalesce into something new or different, but just like the former they can make us laugh, cry, think, and feel.Declassify >
In a small, cold room with only a single overhead light, the Tables have turned for Agent Palmer. His ongoing series of interrogations have run so long that he now finds himself in the hot seat. This time he’ll be answering the questions. This time he’ll be the one sweating.Declassify >