How Technology Killed Journalism

Originally featured on The Autonomist, Nov. 12, 2016 It all started with a Twitter post. Or, rather a series of posts from a Tennessee man, Josh Raby, who took an evening April trip to a McDonald’s location to buy a milkshake.   Within hours, his Read More …

There Once Was a Poetry Book Titled “The Princess Saves Herself in this One”

The Princess Saves Herself in this One by Amanda Lovelace, published through Createspace, is a haunting exploration of the abused woman transforming into a survivor. The succinct, powerful style follows the narrative of a young girl (potentially the author) as she experiences various tragedies throughout Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: My Top 5 Favorite Books

As I have gotten older, I have been pretty horrible at reading new books. I still buy them. Oh buddy, you bet your Nimbus 3000, I do. They all sit on my bookcase unexplored. Abandoned even. After this crazy long stint of hardly reading anything Read More …

NDPL Cries Crisis

(Editor’s Note: This piece was originally intended for publication in November). Hundreds of people are gathered in peaceful protest, in hopes that their efforts will halt construction through sacred grounds. Some members of a Native American tribe form prayer circles during the protest, praying that Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Review] Before the Flood

I started out writing a very professional review of National Geographic’s Before the Flood, but as I was writing I just grew more and more depressed. Even if climate change is the big hoax that the oil companies want us to believe it is, our Read More …

An Open Letter to Trump Supporters

Congratulations. Your candidate won. In lieu of this, I hope you’ve prepared a speech to the women, LBGTQ+, and minorities in your life as to why they don’t matter. Countless times, to be President, Trump has painted himself as a misogynist, saying things such as Read More …

The OJ Staff’s Favorite Halloween Films

Here, at Omnibus Journal, we’ve enjoyed bringing you all a series of spooky Halloween posts, but we’ve got one last feature before making the transition into November! It’s been great being back to a semi-regular update schedule, and we hope to continue providing content for Read More …

Five Games to Play on Halloween

Hey, OJ readers! With Halloween being today, I’m back with another Halloween Horror listicle (better late than never, right?). Last time, I gave you different anime to watch when you get the craving for some scary or gory shows. Today I’m bringing you five adrenaline-pumping games Read More …

Recommending Horror

I hate the holidays that are destroyed by the commercial industry, that suck the essence of what a holiday is supposed to be about. Halloween is somewhat immune to that, because of the creativity that goes into making people scared. People transform into whatever they Read More …

10 Pinteresting Things I Won’t Be Trying: Halloween Foods Edition!

WARNING: This post contains photos of foods items made to look like dismembered/burned bodies and parts. If you are squeamish, I highly recommend you stop reading now. How did you even end up here? For those of you who are still with me… Boo! It’s Read More …

FILM REVIEW: The Rocky Horror Picture Show: Let’s Do the Time Warp Again!

I have been asked repeatedly about this remake of Rocky Horror since the project was first announced back in the Spring. My Rocky credentials are a mile long: eleven years of going to live shows, five years of performing with local shadow cast, Transylvanian Lip Read More …

[Review] Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

Milk and Honey is an inspiringly transparent book of poetry and prose by emerging author Rupi Kaur. The book was first self-published in 2014, but caught the attention of Andrews McMeel Publishing in 2015.  Debuting on The New York Times bestseller list at number 10 in Read More …

Is Pre-Ordering Ruining the Gaming Industry?

If you’re like me and spend hours of your life surfing the internet for various cat videos, funny pictures, and the best memes, you’re sure to have run across the issue people have with pre-ordering. Whenever a new game comes out—our expectations sky high and Read More …

Five Movies Where You Need More Than a Compass to Survive a Night in the Woods

All the talk this Halloween is about the new Blair Witch movie, one of the numerous sequels to 1999’s The Blair Witch Project. But not me. The original faux-documentary never scared me—and I was at the impressionable age of eight when I saw it—so I’m Read More …

[Environmentally Friendly Review] Deepwater Horizon

It is officially labeled as the world’s largest accidental oil spill.  According to an On Scene Coordinator Report submitted to the National Response Team in September 2011, the blowout that occurred on the Deepwater Horizon oil rig on April 20, 2010 caused about 4.9 million barrels of Read More …

[Column] The state of gaming

Recently, Ubisoft announced they were going to take some time off from making the Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry game series in order to “polish and innovate.” While this is a noble idea, I feel that it is something that is directly tied to how Read More …

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] Breath of Fire 3 part 10 – The Hangover

[CREW.0 PRESENTS] Breath of Fire 3 part 10 – The Hangover This is the Hangover part .5 Ryu wakes up in a new place he doesn’t remember anything and all his friends are gone and now he has to go find them. Gangsters get involved… Read More …

Ten Spooky Anime to Marathon this October

Who doesn’t like a scary movie? Well, quite a few people, actually. But if you’re like me, you really get a craving to watch the darker, eerier, horror movies and shows when October rolls around. There’s just something about the chill in the air and Read More …

Final Fantasy XIV: Soul Surrender (Patch 3.4) Afterthoughts [Spoiler Alert]

The main scenario in Final Fantasy XIV is something beyond description. Those of you who know me well, know that I am a hopeless junkie for amazing narratives. I’ll take a linear game with a stellar plot, over an open-world game with pure “freedom” any day, Read More …