Evolution of Card Gaming


The history of card gaming goes back thousands of years to earlier civilizations in India, Egypt, and China, the last of which is said to have actually created the playing cards we all know so well. Those are the facts according to HOPC, which also notes that there are Read more

A Christian Contemplation on Suicide


Have you ever heard a truly great preacher? I’m not talking about the stereotypical hell-fire-and-brimstone one the church of olden days churned out. I’m also not referencing the feel-good spiritual gurus who dominate the airwaves now, who seem to be OK with everything except not leaving a donation in Read more

The One that Hurts the Most: Rest in Peace, Robin Williams


Yesterday, we were all shocked and deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Robin Williams. We each simply wanted to share a few words about our experiences with the actor and comedian that brought so much joy and laughter to the world. Some of us talk about Read more

Elvis Week Spotlight: New That's The Way It Is and Viva Las Vegas Digibooks


With this year's Elvis Week kicking off a week from today on August 9 - August 17, The Wise Guise wanted to shine some light on a timely new product from Warner Bros. in the form of an Elvis: That's The Way It Is - Two Disc Special Edition Blu-ray Read more

The Bachelorette Finale: "Why'd You Make Love With Me?"


The Bachelorette finale is in the books. The journey is over. Andi found true love and happiness, and Nick’s hand-drawn storybook found the nearest dumpster in the Dominican Republic. But before we move on, I need to take care of two things. 1) I’m having a hard time writing this post Read more

The Binge-Worthy Shows of the Summer Season


The dog days are here. It’s hot. No need to be outside when it feels like absolute death. So what better to do than park it in front of the TV and catch up on some quality television programming before the Fall TV Season begins. Here are three picks to Read more

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Netflix Streaming Suggestions Reprise

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Alright folks… it’s been a while since I’ve done a Netflix streaming suggestions post so I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve been watching lately.

Recently we had Josh Smith drop some wisdom on us about the Netflix original series House of Cards. But I’m admittedly slacking on that series at the moment. I think I’ve watched like 4.5 episodes so far.

Here’s what I have been watching and would recommend: Read more

The 30 Minute Time Filler

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Friday Night Lights The 30 Minute Time Filler

Shortly after my wife Katelyn and I married we embarked on a journey together with the lovely folks of Dillon, TX. We were there for the wins, the losses, the divorces, the job changes, the births, the break-ups, the deaths, the murders, and the championships that comprised what is maybe the best show of the 2000s, Friday Night Lights. Since both of us worked and had other obligations that required our time, we managed to drag out five seasons of greatness over the span of about 10 months. * Read more

Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part 14

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Bernie Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part 14

With the Golden Globes in the rear view window, and the Academy Awards on the horizon, there is a lot of movie buzz going on right now. I figured this was as good of a time as any to bring back the Netflix suggestions series! Read more

Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Veteran’s Day Edition

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The Thin Red Line Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Veterans Day Edition

In honor of Veteran’s Day I’ve decided this week’s Netflix streaming suggestions should be war movies. The following are my top 5 in order of how I would rank them. Read more

Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part Twelve

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I’m back with some more Netflix streaming suggestions! I had been waiting on a new slate of titles to roll in before making more suggestions and I think the time is now to pick the series back up with a bunch of great new additions! Read more

Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part Eleven

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These Amazing Shadows Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part Eleven

Ladies and gentlemen, it is with great pleasure that I announce a return of the Netflix Streaming Suggestions series. The quasi popular demand was just overwhelming and I felt like I still just had so much to give. I’m just going to do three this week because I feel like they are three solid options. Read more

Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part Ten

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Peep Show Netflix Streaming Suggestions: Part Ten

Welcome to Part Ten! I think you all know the drill by know so we’ll just get to it. This also might be my last week to do these but if you want me to keep going leave me a comment and let me know! Read more