Poppin' & Locked In' - My Mountain Dew Addiction

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August 12th, 2015Posted by Brian

 

Originally published at The Back Row

I like to drink pop ("soda," to those who prefer to be wrong). A lot. Specifically Mountain Dew. Here are some examples of how bad my pop habit is:

  • I went to a party that had five types of Mountain Dew (I drank one of each).
  • I had to go to a 7-Eleven when I was in West Virginia to get a specific flavor of Mountain Dew (it was one that they…

Superfan (But NOT A Fan of Steel)

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July 2nd, 2015Posted by Brian

 

Originally published at The Back Row

I’m a huge football fan. Specifically, I like the St. Louis Rams. Actually, ‘like’ is not a strong enough word. I love the Rams. I originally became a fan in 1998. Their logo – the ram’s horn on the helmet – was my reasoning. Affectionately, I called them the Swirls (don’t hate me…I was 5). Some people think I’m a bandwagon fan, since the Rams won their only championship (the…

Astronauts and Plaid Lounge Pants

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June 4th, 2015Posted by Brian

 

Originally published at The Back Row

Ahhh, job hunting. Everyone’s favorite task.

As a recent college graduate, I now have the pleasure of looking for a job. I’ve been out of school for about a month, and I still really haven’t found anything.

See, I’m trying to find a job in my field (also known as “communications”), preferably one in radio or web design. In Erie. The problem is, finding a job like that is pretty darn difficult.…

The Case of the Blind Date: An Investigative Report

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May 13th, 2015Posted by Brian

 

Originally published at The Back Row

It all started a few months before I graduated from college.

My friends and I were talking about my relationship failures (you know, if I actually had any relationship to let fail).

Anyway, we got on the topic of dating, and they told me that they had a friend who might be interested in me. Eventually, their friend and I agreed to a blind date.

This was awesome! Finally, I had a date!…