Tuesday, May 21, 2024

Twitter Threads: Sound Quality

Tuesday, May 7, 2024

Touring My Trophy Case

I reorganized my trophy case, going from two rows to three. In the process, I added a few things that had previously been either in our library or in our china cabinet, and I removed a few things that either weren't true trophies or that were redundant with other stuff that was already in there.

Here's where we landed. I tried to leave a little room at the top for future Swim Across the Sound trophies.

I'm now dying to explain this. If you're interested, the explanation is past the jump.

Tuesday, April 30, 2024

#AsForDynamite: Let’s Talk About Writing, Wrestling, & Social Media

With apologies, this post will not talk about anything directly related to AEW or pro-wrestling. Instead, let’s talk a little about the -- ten zillion -- wrestling influencers out there and what would-be entrants to the game might do to find a following for themselves.



By way of bonafides, I’ll offer the obvious: I am not a wrestling influencer. 

I am the Editor and Managing Partner of As For Football (AFF), the world’s greatest Army Football fansite. I hold both a BS in European History from the United States Military Academy and an MBA in International Finance from Fordham University. More importantly for the purposes of this discussion, I did my five-course engineering sequence in Computer Science and Database Design, so I personally know how to do all the coding associated with our website. I also did the vast majority of my MBA electives in Marketing with a focus on Entrepreneurship. That gave me a sense of how to carve out a niche in an otherwise crowded landscape.

Tuesday, April 23, 2024

Twitter Threads: Sunday's Workout

This post is part of the Twitter Threads project. I posted this last Sunday.

 

Saturday, April 20, 2024

#AsForDynamite: AEW Survey Answers

I answered a survey.


If you'd like to answer it yourself, you can find it here.

Friday, April 19, 2024

A Short Story About Sleep & Drinking

​I posted this on Twitter a few days ago, but since I’m trying to make better use of this space, I’m reposting it here.

Thanks.

Thursday, April 18, 2024

Quick Thoughts: Last Night's Dynamite

I've seen SO MANY PEOPLE complaining about anti-AEW podcasts, and I feel that. I mean, I really want to like Wrestletalk because the guys themselves are usually upbeat and entertaining. Alas, lately it feels like those guys really don't want to be there, at least as far as AEW is concerned. Like, there's already a lot of WWE to cover, and that's mostly what makes them money, so AEW has become little more than a pain in their collective asses.

Behold, the world's tiniest violin, my friends.

I honestly don't care that they don't like the product. In fact, I think the issue is more that they do like the product, but there's just too much product on TV between the two companies. Which, again, is not my problem in any way. However, if they -- or anyone else -- is going to present themselves in the "support all wrestling" vein, then at that point no one wants to hear them complaining about having to cover wrestling.

If they don't want to do that shit, I'm 100% sure that the real, working world is still out there for them.

So.

Here is my review of AEW Dynamite. Because, as they say, solve the problem you want to see solved. Regardless of my qualifications or lack thereof, I at least actually enjoy this show.