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About nuclearfish2013

Graduated top of my class in the school of hard knocks. I live in Raleigh, NC with my wife and (allegedly) zero kids. I work for a Property Management Company, create pointless trivia games, and manage various social projects. I'm as boring on a job application as I am an "About Me" page.

The Truth About Hope

In The Dark Knight Rises, Bane supposes that “there can be no true despair without hope”. Meaning that without a carrot dangling on the edge of a stick to falsely promise a reward, one can go numb to despair. I … Continue reading

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Gotta Catch A Lot of ‘Em

So I’m walking down Route 12 on the way to Fuchsia City and I realize, for the third time since Mount Moon, that Pokémon’s first generation had some excessively long treks with no healing available for ages. Naturally I have … Continue reading

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October Studio Pitch

Starting this month, Article Asylum is going to do something different. Something you, the reader can participate in. The game is called Studio Pitch. Each willing month members of the Article Asylum writing staff will submit a 100-Word Pitch (Info … Continue reading

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Diagnosis of IT

We are in the midst of a Horror Movie revival. It’s been a good decade to be a horror fan and yet even among such excellent contemporaries, IT proves to be a real treat.

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The Philosophy of the Matrix Part I: The Allegory of the Cave

Introduction: Cinema is an art which often explores concepts of Philosophy, weaving them in narrative, characters, visual storytelling, music, and dialogue. Whether or not a work is effective at communicating these ideas really depends on the talents of everyone involved … Continue reading

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