Author Archives: Eric Brooks

About Eric Brooks

Web & Graphic Designer, Blogger, Musician, Evil Clown. I also code websites and promote people for a living. Still kind of a jerk, though. Approach with food.

An Inconvenient Pack of Morons

The same people who insist that Global Warming is a "myth" are the same people who think "Theory" in science (Capital "T" as in "Theory of Evolution") means the same thing as "conspiracy theory"… so, you know, consider the source. Continue reading

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Do Onto Others (Until They Know How It Feels)

Why do people suffer? Largely it’s learn how to have compassion and sympathy for others in a similar situation. Unfortunately human beings are dense in that area. Continue reading

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Nice guys (and girls) finish last at work too.

What a lot of us "Good Worker Bees" (aka "Grunts") fail to realize is that companies are dominated by "Suits" who are ready to take credit for the good and push the errors off to blame on some flunky who is usually on the bottom of the food chain… how to survive the Corporate ladder and screw them before they screw you first. Continue reading

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Making iTunes (and other fancy) buttons

There’s a great tutorial on Unlimit-3D.Com on how to make those glassy iTunes buttons that seem all the rage these days. Continue reading

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The facts and myths of Satanism

You know the Satanists…the dark robes, and ceremonies in which they sacrifice an animal or baby to their Dark Lord? The demonic power as they conjure up the fearsome demons to strike at their enemies? Yeah Satanists get a kick out of those fictional movies too. 🙂 Continue reading

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FreeThinkers. Is that like ‘Freezer Burn’ or ‘Jumbo Shrimp’?

Besides the mindless drones that will send money to the 700 Club so that their dog may be healed of its anal cysts, another group that annoys the hell out of me are FreeThinkers�. Continue reading

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432, Plutarch’s Parable and why I still think the Apostle Paul sucks

The Dead Sea Scrolls and the Nag Hammadi libraries tell my what I’ve known my entire life… We’re not getting the WHOLE story. Continue reading

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Before you find yourself ‘Dooced’….

Feel safe trashing your company anonymously in your blog? Good. You’re a moron. Nice working with you! Continue reading

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Desire… and giving thanks

I’ve hit a turning point in my life… and I’ve come to realize I am one of the luckiest guys on earth. Continue reading

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On the F Train with Superman

Reflections on the late Christopher Reeve, and the day I rode the train with him. Continue reading

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Just…have an affair without me, why don’t you?

You know, nothing irritates the hell out of me more than a married woman having an affair…and I’m not the damn guy she’s having it with. Continue reading

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This is what America is all about

Being against the war in Iraq doesn’t mean you wish ill on our troops. Disliking the President’s economic policies doesn’t mean you hate your country. And dissent certainly isn’t Un-American- hell, it’s about as American as you can get! Continue reading

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The blood of heroes part I

The way I understand it, a hero is not a person with extraordinary powers or has no fear. Quite the opposite actually. Continue reading

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Gay Marriage II: Putting speedbumps on the Slippery Slope

'If the Supreme Court says that you have the right to consensual gay sex within your home, then you have the right to bigamy, you have… Continue reading

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An open letter to Landover Baptist Church

An epistle of love, hope and more biting satire to the good people of Landover Baptist Church by the Apostle -=e=- Continue reading

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The Passion of the Rosenbergs

A Jewish love story for Easter/Passover. Continue reading

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Apocalypse Now!

Waiting for the Antichrist? The cool little sixes being tattooed on your hands or forehead so you can buy and sell? Already happened. Ya missed it. Stop the hysterics, people. Continue reading

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Clinton Saves the Pledge of Allegiance

The problem with removing "under God" is that is causes a bump and the rhythm is off… P-Funk Mastermind George Clinton steps in and saves the day. Continue reading

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Empathy (or the lack thereof)

One of the things that has always amazed me on the web is the complete lack of ability and/or social skills some people have when it comes to relating to a situation, or put themselves in someone�s shoes. Continue reading

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What’s Wrong with Gay Marriage? (Explain it to Me Like I’m a Six Year Old)

Seems to be the hot topic this month. Unless you’re living under a rock these days, you’re seeing a lot of elected officials literally breaking the laws of their town and marrying gay couples. What if I told you the biblical story of Sodom and Gomorrah had nothing to do with homosexuality? Continue reading

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