Joe Peacock's Website

Hope you’ve got some time, cause I have a lot to say… Like this latest post:

Latest stories

On Men And Misbehavior (and Hulk Hogan)

I need to say a thing about men and bad behavior in 2019. But first, some stage-setting. It started oddly enough in a discussion about WWE, and the tribute they did to the recently departed Mean Gene Oakerlund on Monday Night Raw last night. The company carted out the orange-skinned faux-blonde Hulk Hogan to deliver their collective tribute to a man who defined pro-wrestling announcing for many...

2018…

There’s plenty to say about 2018. From a political standpoint, sociological standpoint, technological standpoint, cultural standpoint… Lots and lots happened. And most of it was covered by people better suited than me. I’m kind of out of the whole analysis game these days. It’s not that I don’t care, it’s that I don’t think I have much in the way of...

Budget Air Travel

  Flying a budget airline will wake you up to almost every myth about modern middle class life. (I wrote this post in parts and pieces on my phone during a trip to New York this past weekend, and have since edited it so it actually makes sense instead of simply being shorthand “Peacockese”.) Here I sit on a no frills airliner with no First Class, no Business Class, no passenger status...

Why Bother? (Pt. 2)

As a reformed shithead, I constantly feel pushed to try to awaken other shitheads to the reality that there’s a better way to be. And as a reformed shithead, I have to constantly remind myself just how useless that was when my head was fully up my own ass. I couldn’t hear anyone while I was way up in there. Or, rather, I could hear them talking, but I never really listened. I was...

Why Bother?

Six months ago, I quit a perfectly decent well-paying job at one of the “Big Four” firms in America to write cyberpunk fiction novels.  And there’s not a day that goes by where I don’t ask myself “Why do I even fucking bother?” This morning, I decided to try to figure that out, because honestly, it’s driving me a bit mad. Let me unpack the situation a...

Joe Peacock's Website Hope you’ve got some time, cause I have a lot to say… Like this latest post:

Cash Me Outside

This blog is mostly text. If you want pictures, find them on the social media places I use. Oh and buy my books too.