Keep Savings “One Notch Below Excruciating”

Full Disclosure: Despite playing since childhood, I’m still a noob at first-person shooters. I love the FPS genre, but I can’t help myself from turning down the difficulty so I can cruise through on “Easy” or “Normal” mode, and find myself getting absolutely owned at LAN parties or online. My friend…

Declutter FAST with These 5 Easy Steps!

I recently had a nightmare: I dreamed that everything I’ve gotten rid of over the years – the stuff I sold off, gave away, or donated since 2013 – all came back! I wish I were making this up. In my dream I heard the doorbell ring, opened the door, and there…

Jerry Maguire – Show Me the Money?

It’s the 20th anniversary of Jerry Maguire! I care, and here’s why you should too! Friends of mine and fellow YouTubers – Nic Maier, his brother Aaron, and Dimitri Simakis, along with their co-conspirators – form the found footage collective “Everything is Terrible!” Combining comedy, performance art, and VHS video…

DESTROY Your Debt with this Simple Method

This is a snowball. It’s cold, round, and tiny. It will hurt if it hits you in the face, but it will melt if you look at it funny. Threat Level: GREEN This is the Death Star. It’s cold, round, and gigantic. It will hurt if it hits your planet, as…

How I Paid Off My Loans and Saved in 2016

So it seems pretty much everyone agrees that 2016 was the worst year ever. We’ve all seen the memes. 2016 killed all of our favorite actors and musicians, Trump won, etc. And it’s true; we lost Princess Leia, R2-D2, Chekov, Spock, The Goblin King, Severus Snape, and Willy Wonka, to…

Geek Culture: Great Lie of Modern Times?

Nerds are cool now, right? That’s what the media would have us believe. From the Big Bang Theory to Hot Topic, it’s official: Geek Chic is in! So throw on your TARDIS hoodie and your Slytherin skirt and join the cool kids. While you’re at it, better stock up on…

How I Found the Secret to Financial Freedom!

Marcus here! “So who is this jerk anyway? Just another cosplaying YouTuber with a blog?” Well yes, actually. So who am I and what gives me the authority to tell you what to do with your money? We better start this blog at the beginning. So there I was, April 2013, the definition…