The Wise Sloth

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Introduction to crypto currency and Steemit.com

<b>INTRODUCTION TO CRYPTO CURRENCY</b><p>Crypto currency is like stocks. Neither have any inherent value. The only reason they’re worth money is because people …

Cryptocurrency

My theory on the most important factor in the price of crypto currencies, and how that applies to STEEM

If you haven’t heard of Steemit.com, it’s a blogging platform that pays you to post blogs with the site’s proprietary crypto currency called STEEM. …

Cryptocurrency

My brother is a chef on a boat, and he illustrates the menu every day

My identical twin brother works as a chef on a boat that stays out at sea for months. He started drawing pictures illustrating the meals on the menu …

Restaurants

My theory on sexual morality and gender labels

If an American turned on their television in the 1950’s, they’d see women cooking and cleaning the house, and men going to work in business suits. …

My theory on just about every conspiracy theory

<b>Aliens</b><p>The universe is too large for there to not be other life forms. However, it’s also too large for aliens to receive radio transmission from …

This Was Your Life: The Traffic Cop

This is the 31st episode in an ongoing series in which Loki and his supernatural friends taunt the recently deceased at the gate to the …

My theory on why so many women have rape fantasies

I was raised in the Bible Belt where women hid their sexuality under poker faces and bland dresses. Growing up watching Disney movies, I came to the …

What I think about Satan

One of my readers E-mailed me recently and asked me what I thought about Satan. This was my response:<p>“I don’t think much about Satan, but I did write …

This Was Your Life: Two Social Justice Warriors

This is the 30th episode in an ongoing series in which Loki and his supernatural friends taunt the recently deceased at the gate to the afterlife. <b></b><p><b>See</b> …

Plot break down: Good Will Hunting

In my ongoing quest to understand film script plot structure, I’ve broken down the plot of Good Will Hunting. My notes are my interpretation of the …

The Time I Got HIV

In 2005 I was a Senior Airman (rank E-4) in the U.S. Air Force. My job title was 3C0X1, aka Communications Computer Systems Operator, aka all-purpose …

The Time I Got Shot

I recently wrote a comic about my abusive father, and I don’t want to share too many stories of childhood pain and come across as exploiting those …

Plot break down of “Avatar”

I created a detailed break down of the plot to the movie, “Avatar,” which I chose for two reasons. First, it’s the highest grossing movie of all time …

A conversation with my father

I haven’t spoken to my father in over ten years, and I’ve often imagined how our next conversation may go, if it ever happens. I needed to vent this …

Plot break down of “The Twilight Zone,” Season 1, Episode 1 Where is Everybody

This is a break down of the first episode of The Twilight Zone. For the past year I’ve been experimenting with different ways of breaking down movies …

Plot breakdown of “Avenger’s Assemble,” Season 1, Episode 5: Blood Feud

A Wise Sloth fan E-mailed me recently and asked if I could breakdown the plot to the fifth episode of the cartoon TV show, “Avengers Assemble.” So I …

Tweets by The Wise Sloth: Sept 2016-Feb 2017

Click here to view my first collection of Tweets, or visit my Twitter page. Whenever I fail at something, I imagine myself as a young Babe Ruth …

Women's News

Excerpts from my upcoming book about film script plot templates

I’m currently working on a book that explains the standard film script plot structure used in all those Hollywood movies that seem to have the same …

Storytelling

Why won’t people just give Trump a chance?

I’m going to explain why people won’t just give Trump a chance by using an analogy: Once upon a time, there was an old woman named Amy who ran an …

Feminism

My theory on social justice warriors

Wikipedia defines “Social Justice Warrior” as: “… a pejorative term for an individual promoting socially progressive views, including feminism, civil …

Social Justice

How to Survive the Trumpocalypse

I compiled a collection of blogs I’ve written into an E-book entitled “How to Survive the Trumpocalypse,” which is available on Amazon. Below is the …

Civil Disobedience

How Donald Trump changed my understanding of American politics

For years I’ve been growing more and more convinced America doesn’t have fair and free presidential elections. I believed Hillary Clinton would win …

Elections

This is how we live now: Part 3

Note: The events of this story are real, but the names have been changed. This is the third installment of a three-part series, in which I illustrate …

Dentistry

This is how we live now: Part 2

I moved to Houston at the beginning of 2016 feeling optimistic about life, because I had a loving girlfriend and a new professional credential that …

Money

This is how we live now: Part 1

Financially, 2016 was the worst year of my life. It hurt so bad I had to write three blogs to vent some of the emotional trauma. The disasters I …

Money

Why I’m glad Trump won

Up until November 9th, I was dead certain Hillary Clinton would be America’s next president, but not because I wanted her to. I dreaded a Clinton …

Elections

What should minorities do about Trump?

Before you listen to anything I have to say, you may be wondering what right a blonde haired, blue eyed, white descendant of slave owners has to give …

Racism

Why Americans shouldn’t accept Trump as president

<b>The election system is corrupt.</b><p>In a fair and free election, the presidential candidates would be selected from the general population, but America’s …

What should rich people do about Trump?

If the theme of Donald Trump’s presidency is deregulating business, he’ll make a lot of rich people richer. Warren Buffett sees this coming, which is …

Warren Buffett

What should cultural isolationists do about Trump?

Trump’s campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again,” means something different to each of his supporters. Some want America to be white again. Others …

Sarah Palin