“Excuse me, sir, but I think your sales associate is sleeping on one of the beds.”

“Damnit, AJ! That’s the third time this week.”

“No, that’s ok. That mattress looks…


“So, tell me, Jon— how’s work going? What’re you doing, again?” Hank and Jon were catching up after not seeing each other for many months. They had finished their meals and all that remained were their drinks. The restaurant staff was perturbed that the two had stayed so long, but…


He had joined Twitter because he thought it would afford him the opportunity to put his wit on display. At that time, Mark was also beginning to pay attention to conversations online. This was primarily due to his “Writing in Online Places” course in college. He wanted to immerse himself…


I walked into a large room, much too large for the arrangement of chairs it held within. Eight Victorian-patterned armchairs were placed in a loose circle in the center. All were empty. The room was empty. A sign on the wall said, “Days Since Last Argument.” In the corner of…


A personal narrative told through the frame of Good Will Hunting.

Matt Damon in Good Will Hunting (Taken from IMDB — Photo by Miramax Films — © 1997 Miramax Pictures- all rights reserved)

I wondered if I was somehow letting myself or my family down. In May of 2015, I graduated from a two-year community college with no intention of transferring to a university. While in college, I had found a part-time…


When Cowboy Bebop first aired in the U.S. in 2001, I was too young to watch it — I was only eight at the time. The show originally appeared in Japan a few years prior. It wasn’t until 2013 that I binge-watched the show’s 26 episodes or sessions. During my…


In the 2009 film, “The Invention of Lying,” there does not appear to be any form of religion prior to Mark Bellison’s prophetic revelation. This is to say that religion, because it is not truthful, would not exist in a world uncorrupted with falsities. Likewise, the “man-in-the-sky” religion that Mark…


Image taken from IMDB.

In the realm of philosophy, it has been argued whether mankind has to adhere to the sovereignty of a supreme force or have the freedom to make their own way. As The Truman Show has been out for over twenty years now, there have many people contributing to this discussion…

Jake Keefover

Examiner of Life. Storyteller. INFJ.

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