The Nerd Hunter on Funny or Die

My best friend and fellow colleague, Jason Craft, has been hard at work on his Nerd Hunter web series.  It is a documentary surrounding the nerd-seeking adventurer Nigel Cunningham. Pictured, Nigel Cunningham staring down the sun I’ve personally met the guy from the outback.  His impassioned joy in hunting nerds is infectious!  I’ve often wondered…

To Compose my Life (while Composing an eBook)

So, on top of life in general, I decided to write and self-publish an eBook.  Fellow aspiring author, Jason Craft, gave me the idea one year ago.  I remember it like yesterday.  I was in the midst of writing my first manuscript, ready and willing to send it off to publishers.  My fingers were typing…

To Compose an eBook

The author’s dream is to touch a reader’s heart and mind with stories woven from the soul.  For the longest time, Publishers held the means to break apart the delicate relationship between artist and patron.  A world void of such middle men would be ruled by free-market and democracy.  This is why self-publishing as the…

The Last Book I Read?

The last real book I read was Ray Bradbury’s Fahrenheit 451. Protagonist, Guy Montag, fights against a dystopian world gone mad: firemen using flamethrowers, robot dogs chasing the innocent, and books burnt to a crisp by an ignorant public going the way of underrated film, Idiocracy. A chilling look into Idiocracy‘s dumbstopian future. Bradbury’s story…

“Greater Love Hath no Man…

“Greater Love hath no man than to give up his life for a friend.”  Jesus spoke this to his disciples in John 15:13, foretelling his death upon the cross.  The verse before is quite potent as well, “This is My commandment, that you love one another, just as I have loved you.” Can anybody really…

5 Minute Piano Lessons: Basic Fingering

This picture demonstrates proper rounded fingering As a teacher of twenty five students, I highly recommend private lessons.  For those on the go, wishing to learn what they can, this is the place for you. It takes years of study to play the piano correctly.  I will only be touching on the finer points here. …