Author: Brandon

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...

Airwalk

As a kid growing up in the 90’s, there were only two brands of shoes that I cared about: Nike Air Jordan’s and Airwalk. Jordan’s were out of my price range when it came...

The New DuckTales

Watching the Disney Afternoon is one of my fondest childhood memories. My grandmother took care of me for several years as a child, and I spent most of my afternoons with her. Our daily...

Oak City Comic Con 2018 Recap

A couple weekends ago, I attended the Oak City Comic Con at the Convention Center in Raleigh, North Carolina. It’s my first time attending the Oak City Comic Con, but third time attending an...

Review of 2016’s Cruel Intentions Un-Released Pilot

In 1999, an interpretation of Dangerous Liaisons was released in theaters starring some of the hottest teen stars such as: Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillipe, Reese Witherspoon, and Selma Blair. The movie was called...

The Mall Arcade

Like most kids of the 80’s and 90’s, I spent a lot of time in places with arcade games. There was Showbiz Pizza, Chuck E Cheese, and Putt-Putt Golf and Games. I also can’t...