Category: <span>Essay</span>

Are We There Yet?

Are We There Yet?

There is a reason they say that the journey is more important than the destination. You have to show your work on a math problem to get credit for your answer. The way a business runs can tell you as much about the company as its products. And the uncertainties of a...
Your Next Stop, the Nostalgia Zone

Your Next Stop, the Nostalgia Zone

Every New Year’s Eve, I sit down to watch Syfy’s The Twilight Zone marathon. I’ve tuned in every year since 2000, and rewatching always makes me nostalgic for my younger self. I also love spotting actors of yesteryear who went on to become more well known. Is that...
The Real World Outside Your Window

The Real World Outside Your Window

Comic books have always attracted a fan base that feels alone. The geeks, the nerds, the outcasts, the mutants, the freaks, and more. Thankfully, creators are aware of this fan base and have used their platform to speak directly to these fans who may have nowhere else...
Now and Then: ‘Stand by Me’ Revisited

Now and Then: ‘Stand by Me’ Revisited

I enjoy endlessly rewatching my favorite movies. There’s something reassuring in the knowledge that some things will never change. But we viewers inevitably change, bringing new experiences and fresh perspectives to the works we adore. Teenage me loved Kiefer...
From Here to Eternia

From Here to Eternia

The first action figures I can remember playing with were Masters of the Universe figures handed down from an older cousin. He-Man battled Skeletor on the living room floor and I loved that handful of figures and that hard plastic Battlecat so dearly I kept them in an...