Author Archives: JironGhrad

Great Books for Men, a Book (series) Review: Flashman

I am a rather voracious reader, by my estimation. Between my local public library (and the supremely beneficial inter-library loan program) and my father (who likes to shop used book stores, and then loans me large stacks of his purchases … Continue reading

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Social Media?

I’m going to preface this by saying that I tend not to be especially vocal on the internet. I’ve had this little corner of the internet (I have a few other pieces as well, but much like this one, they’re … Continue reading

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Swivel-Chair Generalship

As something of an armchair/swivel chair General, I enjoy historical war gaming in myriad forms. As something of a fiend for Company of Heroes 2, I’ve written (what I believe is) a helpful guide for utilizing the emplacements of the … Continue reading

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The Myth of Social Progressivism (Oct. 23, 2011)

I’m going to start this blog with a somewhat serious question for you to think about for a moment. Which is more valuable… Freedom… or Safety? Take a moment and ponder that. Alright… on we go. Obviously, both freedom and … Continue reading

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Gamertags: “Zone and Score” Any Value?

This is a repost from my 1UP page as I thought it applied to my Live identity. Gamertags: Anyone who makes use of Microsoft’s Games for Windows Live, XBox 360, or XBox Live has one.  Ostensibly, they exist like a … Continue reading

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