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About: John Eckes

Nine months before John was born his parents had sex. Born and raised in the cultural bubble that is the far Upper-Midwest, geek culture was John’s outlet to the outside world. John’s love of imagination and storytelling led him to passionately embrace the worlds of comics, TV, and film. It is a source of constant joy in John’s life that he wakes up every day with new avenues of geekdom to explore. In his brief stint on the planet, John has been everything from a dishwasher to a soldier serving a single tour in Iraq. John graduated from the University of North Dakota with a BA in English and currently resides in Grand Forks, ND, where he does stuff (and also things).

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The Top Five Anime Of The 2017 Summer Season

0 Submitted by on Mon, 24 July 2017, 14:59
Summer is here and instead of hitting the beach, catching some rays, or whatever other nonsense people do in these months of extreme heat, I’ve been deep in the secret underground lair (read: my ground level apartment) sifting through the first episode or two of a whole bunch of new anime from the Summer Season to find those gems you’re Continue Reading...
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Big Finishing Move: ‘Doctor Who: Colditz’

1 Submitted by on Fri, 30 June 2017, 17:59
Greetings all and welcome to Big Finishing Move. For the uninitiated, this is the place where I get to look at the various releases from the champs of audio drama, Big Finish, and give you, the reader, the skinny (never get tired of using that phrase) on if it worth spending that hard-earned dime picking up or money is better Continue Reading...
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WCPW vs The World: Why Pro Wrestling on YouTube is in Peril

0 Submitted by on Tue, 06 June 2017, 08:59
Many here at One Of Us have a little love in our hearts for pro wrestling. Aside from our wrestling podcast, Thumbtacks and Screwjobs, myself and others have written or spoken about wrestling on this site. While the WWE, for better or worse, is still seen as the king of wrestling entertainment, several independent wrestling companies have risen to prominence Continue Reading...
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Top Five Nitpicks for ‘Persona 5’

0 Submitted by on Fri, 26 May 2017, 13:59
Persona 5 without a doubt is a fantastic game. As a man who has a love for story heavy turn based RPGs it is a wonder that I haven’t played any of the Persona series until this point. But instead of continuing to heap on the praise for this game like every other article and video about this game, I Continue Reading...
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