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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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Westerns 101: An Eight Film Introduction

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The Western genre was once the biggest genre in all of film, with hundreds of movies made each year. These days only a handful are made, and they don’t get same level of attention as other genre fare such as sci-fi or superhero movies. As such, there are many people today who don’t know much about Westerns, and if inclined to learn, aren’t Continue Reading...
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Why I Fell Back In Love With Pro Wrestling

0 Submitted by on Tue, 08 November 2016, 07:59
When I was little, I remember my Dad switching on the TV, flipping through the channels, and landing on a wrestling show. It was the WWF (now the WWE) back in the 80s and the Second Golden Age of Wrestling. My little brain exploded as I was exposed to the larger than life characters of the Ultimate Warrior, Ric Flair, Continue Reading...
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