Jordan Peele’s horror/sci-fi film Nope debuted in theaters late last month. I’ve yet to see the movie, but its release offered a welcome change of pace to the Hallmark Channel’s Christmas in July special my mom watches every night. Nothing against Hallmark, but I’m thrilled Halloween in August has arrived. Last year, Americans spent a … Continue reading
Author Archives: Brian Maddox
Sports Betting – Opportunity or Potential Problem?
A day after his 21st birthday, one of my best friends won $6,000. He’d wagered $1,000 on Minnesota Twins’ catcher Gary Sánchez to hit a home run against the Oakland A’s. Beginner’s luck. Except it wasn’t. Hitting that bet may have been lucky, but he is no beginner. Nearly all my friends, and what seems … Continue reading
The Circadian Scoop
That’s Enough: America’s Surplus No, I’m not talking about the federal government’s balance sheet – its budget hasn’t experienced a surplus in over 20 years. The surplus I’m referring to isn’t economic in nature, but rather one of words – excess spending leads to deficits in the form of a lack of clarity. A recent … Continue reading