The Nomadic Troglodyte

Writer Out West



Parlay – Pirates and Patriots

In 2003, Jerry Bruckheimer gave America (and much of the world) a vocabulary lesson with his movie "The Pirates of the Caribbean". Not a history lesson, mind. Only as I've grown and obsessed and studied have I realized the historical... Continue Reading →

Read… React

Without devolving the topic into sensationalism for more than a moment, I'd like to talk briefly about *drum roll*... reactions and how they prove the worth of a story. Specifically by talking about the War of 1812. Stories can almost... Continue Reading →

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