Design a site like this with WordPress.com
Get started

To the Moon! And Beyond: When Horror Franchises go to Space

Sci-Fi Horror has a long and rich history. From the Alien films of the 1970sto more modern offerings such as Sunshine and Life, the final frontier of spaceoffers an escape into an unknown, terrifying universe. But what happens whenlong-established franchises make the leap outside of Earth’s gravity? To answerthis, I watched four of the mostContinue reading “To the Moon! And Beyond: When Horror Franchises go to Space”

The Melts: Part 1

In Deepest Winter/When Worst Cold Is Felt/Beware the Three Knocks/Beware Of The Melts -Folk Rhyme, Origin Unknown Seven Degrees. A measurement that I had previously associated with being connected to someone. In my new home in Colorado, it served as a reminder that outside was an inhospitable wasteland. Inside wasn’t much more friendly. The primaryContinue reading “The Melts: Part 1”

2021 In Review: The Year I joined the Great Resignation and gained a life out of it.

It was May of 2021. I had just gotten my second dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, the pandemic was on the downswing in Colorado, and we were just coming out of an incredibly snow filled winter. I had only moved to the day shift of my previous job after a medical incident that left meContinue reading “2021 In Review: The Year I joined the Great Resignation and gained a life out of it.”

The Day I Bought the Gas Masks

It was a cool early November in West Denver. My roommate at the time and I were worried about the results of the November 2020 election, as Donald Trump, regardless of whether he was going to win or lose, was sowing doubt as to whether the election was legitimate. Already having secondhand experienced the GeorgeContinue reading “The Day I Bought the Gas Masks”

The True Horrors of a Cemetery: A journey to Riverside

When I did my RTD infrastructure ride for the N-Line, I took a short diversion into Riverside Cemetery. As I rode into the cemetery from a road scarily close to traffic, it felt as, for a moment, the city disappeared. The graves started out small, increasing in size while I road into the cemetery. TheContinue reading “The True Horrors of a Cemetery: A journey to Riverside”

Two Cigarettes, Delta Surge, and new Work: A short reflection on the Scorching Summer of 2021

As the early signs of fall start to appear along the Front Range and summer starts to recede, now more than ever seems like a time to reflect on one of the more aggressive summers of my lifetime. The biggest lowlight for me was the fact air quality was horrid several times throughout the year,Continue reading “Two Cigarettes, Delta Surge, and new Work: A short reflection on the Scorching Summer of 2021”

What a Hamburger is all about: A Symptom of Our Auto Addiction

One of the largest non-COVID stories in Colorado has been the expansion of In N Out to several locations in the Front Range. The story is the same at each of them upon opening: Long car lines that stretch for miles with people waiting hours to try the cheap burgers, milkshakes, and fries that CaliforniansContinue reading “What a Hamburger is all about: A Symptom of Our Auto Addiction”

Ghost Ride Chronicles Part 1: Anything But Little

April 27th, 2020. 9:58 PM The world, including the State of Colorado, is in the midst of strict lockdowns. The world has largely moved online. I am working a night shift in security, and I have a radical idea. What if I rode during off hours to avoid exposure to COVID-19? I had been ponderingContinue reading “Ghost Ride Chronicles Part 1: Anything But Little”