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John Danz Jr

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John Danz Jr is a serious writer with a penchant for poetry and building a foundation in every form of writing. He is motivated by a never-ending thirst for informed knowledge and the feeling of accomplishment that comes with every completed poem or story.

A drummer drawn to classic and modern rock/metal music, John is deeply interested in meteorology, psychology, sociology and philosophy. Weather has always fascinated him, he wants to know why people do what they do, understand the cultures of the world, reflect on great minds and gain a better understanding of this world and our place in it.

Rich Cronin of LFO Fame Dies At Age 36

Rich Cronin, former member of the pop band LFO who spawned the mega-hit 'Summer Girls,' has succumbed to leukemia at age 36. This is my personal recollection of LFO as a 90's kid, plus a little history of his struggle.

The Koran Burning Pastor – From an Atheist’s Perspective

As an atheist, I get pegged as someone who doesn't respect religion, a heathen, a sinner, and a plethora of other unsavory things that religious people hurl at me while they ignore that good Christian moral of not judging people.

Craigslist Gets Rid of Adult Services Category for Enabling Prostitution

Craigslist (craigslist.com), known for its' shady dealers, scams, ripoffs and the occasional good deal, is officially doing away with the 'Adult Services' category on the site amidst claims that it enabled and accepted prostitution.

Man is Holding Hostages in Discovery TV Building, Police May Have...

A man possibly strapped with explosives has taken over the Discovery Communications building in Silver Springs, MD and has taken a small number of hostages.

Radical Christian Author Says Teens Are Becoming Fake Christians

Author Kendra Creasy Dean has warned parents of teenagers that their teens are following a watered down, ineffective form of Christianity, and you're to blame.

Racist Idiots in MS School District Segregate Student Government

I was completely unaware that there is a school district in Mississippi that still determines class elections by race. Now that I'm aware of this, I can't say that I'm shocked in the least.

After Elin, Tiger Woods is Winning and Putting Media Idiocy Behind...

Tiger Woods is now tied for the lead at The Barclays in New Jersey after shooting a true-to-old-form 65 today. Sadly, that's not the top story concerning Tiger.

Lady Gaga, The Twitter Queen: Celeb Worship at its Worst

Let's face it, with this new trend of following celebrities on social networking sites, the collective intelligence level of the Internet has dropped substantially. People are infatuated with updates, blogs and self-aggrandizing musings from their

Dr. Laura is Not Racist – You’re Just Stupid

Due to our inability to examine the context in which a word is used, Dr. Laura became another scapegoat for civil rights activists and left her show. Fascinating stuff, yes?

Web Bot Predicts Over One Billion to Die Starting Nov. 2010

The Web Bot strikes again, predicting over a billion deaths due to nuclear warfare starting this November. I examine the Web Bot in detail, and pose the question: Is this thing just a bunch of nonsense?

A Personal Tale of Murder, Depression and Deprivation in Flint, MI

A cynic's personal take on the state of affairs of the depressing city of Flint, Michigan.

Corporal Punishment is Stupid and Ineffective

Rep. Carolyn McCarthy, D-New York, introduced a piece of legislation to Congress entitled the 'Ending Corporal Punishment in Schools Act.'

The Ground Zero Mosque Should Be Allowed to be Built

We are a nation that is supposedly tolerant of people of all faiths. You know, that whole 'freedom of religion' thing, a platitude of which is at best negotiable in this nation when it comes to Christians and more specifically, followers of Islam.

Beavis and Butt-Head Return to Kill Reality TV and Save MTV

Beavis and Butt-Head, the creation of venerable animator and director Mike Judge, are being brought back as a means for MTV to breathe a breath of fresh 90's air back in to the sinking network.

For My Generation, 2012 Looks Like a Welcome Prophecy

should I be complacent with idiocy, inaction and doubt? Or, at the risk of being a preachy loser, should I stand up and raise my voice?

BP’s Dispersants Are Only Worsening the Effects of the Spill

A look into the dispersants BP have employed to clean up the oil spill that they are responsible for. It all sounds promising, but could these chemicals do more harm than good?

Facebook and Twitter: Losing Jobs, One Idiot at a Time

I'm sure many of us have been there before. What's my point? You're an idiot. Unless you don't need your job and couldn't care less if you got axed. If not, then you are an idiot. And as usual, I have my reasons.

New Poll Shows 14 Percent Believe Obama Was Born Outside the...

It's no surprise that the most scrutinized position in this nation is the job of President of the United States - it's axiomatic. Some people think you set yourself up for the scrutiny; some think it's just the way things are.

WWE and the PG Rating: Alienating Fans for McMahon’s Agenda

WWE always strives to keep up with the times in this ever-changing society, and they have habitually been successful in doing so.

Rep. Eric Cantor’s Office Shot At, the Congressional Blame Game Ensues

Virginia Representative Eric Cantor reported that someone shot a bullet through his office window some time this week. Cantor, a Republican, has used this event to curtail claims from Democrats that the GOP is to blame for the threats of violenc