In the wrestling business, this is what it means to be “over.” Being over is a very, very good thing. When an entire arena spends 20 minutes chanting someone’s name, and that they deserve their title, it’s a very rare treat.
I’m writing this almost exactly 24 hours after having my gallbladder removed via laparoscopic surgery. This is a procedure that was deemed necessary after two major gallbladder attacks sent me to the ER, and an uncounted number of smaller attacks have been plaguing me for months (if not years).
This election year has been insane. Accusations of sexual misconduct, corruption, and endless arguments about temperament have drowned out the issues that actually affect the lives of the citizens the President would represent.
As the years tick away, I’m finding myself in a situation where my fandom for the Star Wars universe is growing stronger. A franchise which has captured the imagination of young people for generations has tightened its grip on mine into my mid-30s.
Capitalism is hurting the coal industry more than any policy or regulation possibly could. Natural gas is cheaper and safer to produce. Renewable energy solutions have become so inexpensive that their growth has disrupted the power industry worldwide.