Posts Categorized: Rant

Dec
23

The Force Awakens…This Old Website

Written by Justin posted on Dec 23, 2015 in Family, Opinion, Rant

The day after seeing The Force Awakens, a co-worker asked me to rate it on a scale of 1-10. An impossible task I told him. How do you quantify restoring credibility in the greatest movie franchise of all time! Like so many, I grew up on steady diet of Star Wars. It defined my childhood…


Jan
30

To Warmer Times

Written by Justin posted on Jan 30, 2014 in Kayce, Rant, Video

Are you in the midst of a wretched Winter like we are? We just survived our second battle with the Polar Vortex and the weather folks are calling for more snow to hit the Chicago area on Saturday. We will try to welcome it with another family sledding session. But otherwise, I have been jonesing…


Jan
11

Five of 2013

Written by Justin posted on Jan 11, 2014 in Friday Five, Opinion, Rant

Back in the early-mid 00’s I used to run a little blog called flyingarrows.com. I used to put out a list of five of my favorite things at the moment on Fridays. It’s been a long while since I’ve compiled one. In honor of the New Year, I’m going to do a Top 5 of…


Nov
22

The State of Music Videos

Written by Justin posted on Nov 22, 2013 in Opinion, Rant

In my younger days, I would stay up late to watch MTV into the wee hours of the night. I would spend hours on a steady diet of Headbangers Ball and 120 Minutes. Those videos exposed me to a lot of great (and terrible) music during my formative years. Lately, I have found myself wondering…


Feb
8

The Age of Distraction

Written by Justin posted on Feb 8, 2013 in Opinion, Rant

About a month or so ago, Dawn and I were out for dinner at DMK Burger Bar. If you’ve never been, it’s got a city vibe where the tunes are loud, the beer is craft, and you can basically eat off of your neighbors plate. After many years of city dining, I really have no…