Author Archives: Austin

About Austin

Native New Yorker who's fled to the quiet life in Maine. I write movies, root for the Yankees, and shovel lots of snow.

He Shall Wear A Crown Of Ice

I’m not sure if you’ve noticed, but Heat Miser has been making a real nuisance of himself this weekend, Modern Philosophers. Usually, it’s Snow Miser causing my life to be miserable, but he has apparently tagged in the evil red … Continue reading

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It All Started With The Big Bang

As you might have already figured out, Modern Philosophers, being a writer for a late night TV show has a lot of perks. There’s fame, fortune, celebrity, and getting to cut to the front of the line at the grocery … Continue reading

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On The Waterfront

I decided to change things up a little on my morning run, Modern Philosophers. After all, I’d just made a major change to how I spend my work day, so why not keep the ball rolling, and try change one … Continue reading

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Life Is Sweaty

Life is sweaty, Modern Philosophers, and I urge you to wear that sweat like a stinky badge of honor! Personal wellness is important.  If you are healthy and fit, you will be around longer to enjoy the fun things in … Continue reading

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The Snarky Sassy Snapple Sendoff

I am not a fan of change, Modern Philosophers. Change means breaking from my routine, and I am a creature of habit. Of course, there’s that famous quote about insanity being defined as doing the same thing repeatedly and expecting … Continue reading

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The Sock Loss Fiasco

I made a major change in my life recently, Modern Philosophers. I bought a new dryer. I know.  That is a huge step, and while it has been difficult to process, I think I can finally bring myself to blog … Continue reading

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Advice I Wish I’d Been Given

One of my good friends turns thirty today, Modern Philosophers. Understandably, she is upset because society has led her to believe that turning thirty is a bad thing.  I beg to differ. As she was lamenting hitting this milestone, I … Continue reading

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