Author: Brandon

The Wizard

In 1989, I was six years old. Like most six year olds, I was glued to the TV for my daily intake of cartoons. It was during these hours that I was exposed to...

Military Brat Memories

Not too long ago, I read an article written by someone who grew up near a military base. He discussed his interactions with military brats as they came and went throughout the years. It was an interesting article...

Remembering The Sega Game Gear

I got a Nintendo Gameboy in the early 90’s for free. At the time, my mom worked at a Tae Kwon Do school and my brother and I had to accompany her to work...

Batman and Harley Quinn Review (2017)

My History With the Film: I heard about Batman and Harley Quinn back in May 2017, when the first trailer was released. I was thrilled at the idea of Harley Quinn be featured in...

The Video Store Clerk

My first job was working at a Blockbuster Video. It was a great job that I didn’t fully appreciate until years after I had moved on. Since video store jobs are almost extinct, I...

How I Broke My Collarbone

I was a AAA School Safety Patrol in the fourth grade. Before and after school, I performed a variety of duties like putting up and taking down the American flag, monitoring the hallways and...

Eulogy for Two of My Favorite Restaurants

So far in 2018 two of my favorite restaurants have closed down. I thought I’d spend some time reflecting on these establishments that once brought me so much joy. The first is a chain...

Babylon 5

Every once in awhile, a television show, book, or movie comes along and rocks you to the core. It extends beyond the range of entertainment and feels almost holy. The characters become family, the...

Alamo Drafthouse Raleigh Review

In November 2013, after seven years of managing one of the busiest movie theaters in North Carolina, I lost my job. Officially, I quit, but that was only after a horrible ordeal that left...