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X Post Modern Man Jack: GenCon Cosplay Photos

GenCon is the largest and longest running gaming convention in North America. Every August close to 200,000 geeks descend upon Indianapolis for four days of unapologetic nerdines. Anywhere there are enough nerds in one place cosplayers will be there. Check … Continue reading

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Angelspit Vs. Nosferatu: An Electric Symphony of Terror

A few weeks ago a friend of mine told me that his band would be putting on a show and that it was going to be “a little different.”  After the show he asked if I would review it. Naturally I said … Continue reading

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X Post Modern Man Jack: Choosing a Pocketknife

Two days after moving to Brooklyn, I was standing on a subway platform when a cop approached me and asked why I was carrying a pocketknife. I gave him a look that said, “I don’t understand your question,” before slowly sounding out, “because … Continue reading

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X Post Modern Man Jack: Guardians of the Galaxy Review

Guardians of the Galaxy is what happens when nerds are put in charge of nerd projects and given massive budgets. This week on Modern Man Jack, I review the unexpected hit movie. Seriously, Guardians is a top shelf super hero … Continue reading

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X Post Resource Magazine: 12 Tips For Taking The Perfect Selfie

My editor at Resource Magazine asked me to write a tutorial post on taking the perfect selfie. Now, I’ve never been overly fond of them, probably because I tend to make a weird face when I’m anticipating a photograph. Also … Continue reading

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X Post Modern Man Jack: Staying Motivated At The Gym

  My post this week on Modern Man Jack is a quick primer on staying motivated to keep exercising week after week. Every January lots of people join gyms but by February 99 percent of the new members have left for good. … Continue reading

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X Post Modern Man Jack: Escaping Handcuffs With a Paperclip

Escaping from handcuffs is a staple of action movies and one of the weird, little skills I’ve found quite helpful in my life as a gentleman adventurer. So if you’ve ever wanted to know how to pick the lock on a pair handcuffs with … Continue reading

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X Post Daily Syndrome: Soviet Doctor Performs first Auto-Appendectomy.

The soviets had a certain reputation for being unflinching, bat-shit insane, hard asses. A lot of that probably had to do with American movies portraying them that way so that they they would make good foils for our boxing movies. … Continue reading

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X post Resource Magazine: 15 Boudoir Images That Would Make Your Dad Blush

I Proving that it does in fact pay to be a writer, Resource recently asked me to curate a collection of vintage boudoir photos for the website. They didn’t have any specifications for what I was to write alongside the images so they got … Continue reading

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X-Post Modern Man Jack

I used to work in a comic book shop back when I lived in Brooklyn. The best part about that job was I got to tell people I was a professional nerd. Now I can say that again. I wrote … Continue reading

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