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The Benefits of Board Games

The Benefits of Board Games

Last week I went on vacation to Bethany Beach, Delaware, a long coastal strip of wind-whipped sand, countless beach houses and crisp blue waves. There, 99% of my time was spent tanning, swimming, eating damn good seafood and posting on social media outlets about tanning, swimming and eating damn good[Read More…]

by July 20, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
The People Behind the Screen

The People Behind the Screen

When you think about how many people in your life you’ve spent more time talking to over the internet or on your phone rather than interacting with face to face, it gets a little scary. A lot of us take for granted how easy it is to keep in touch[Read More…]

by July 6, 2015 1 comment Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
More Than Just a Convention

More Than Just a Convention

A week or two ago I attended Eternal Con, the self-titled Comic-Con of Long Island. It’s a small convention that attracts a couple thousand people a year, with not very many recognizable headliners. But a day full of people dressed up and nerding out over the same stuff as me?[Read More…]

by June 22, 2015 0 comments Guide - Top, Guide Columns, The Guide
Breaking out of the Closet of Conventional Careers

Breaking out of the Closet of Conventional Careers

There’s been a subtle kind of discrimination going on, and it’s one that I began experiencing long before I entered Georgetown’s hallowed halls. When people ask me what I am and I respond, I am met with incredulous stares and judgment all around. What am I? An English and history[Read More…]