John Rauch

Step Up vs. Freestyle Circle Drawing

Let me set the scene for you…the lights are dim.  We see silhouettes of two figures in hooded jumpsuits.  The music starts to play, “Dunt dunt, dunt, dunt”.  Eminem starts singing about how his palms are sweaty and his mom’s spaghetti.  The silhouetted competitors begin to stretch their arms and jump up and down.  Two … Continue reading

War Is Over.

I just read that the writer’s strike is officially over.  Congrats to those who got what they want.  Condolences to those who didn’t.  Hopefully there won’t be a repeat in five months when the SAG contract is up, but knowing how popular sequels and remakes are these days, I have my doubts.

Bad Movies vs. Bad Comics

Last night I was thinking about comics, because I’m a nerd, that way.  It seems like every time I discuss comic books with someone new, we get into a discussion of “what’s wrong with comics”.  Some people dislike how difficult an industry it is to work in.  Some don’t like the characters or just find … Continue reading

Illegal Immigrants vs. E-mail Forwards

   Yesterday afternoon when I checked my e-mail, I recieved a forwarded message from a lady I used to work with.  After scrolling through the some 3000 addresses the message had been sent to before me, I found the actual message.  It made a comparison between illegal immigration and someone breaking into your home.  The great thing is that after … Continue reading