Faren’s Nerd Moment: 5 Fortunate Things About Netflix’s “A Series Of Unfortunate Events”

“That sad truth is that the truth is sad, and that what you want does not matter. A series of unfortunate events can happen to anyone, no matter what they want.” -Lemony Snicket (The Carnivorous Carnival) Dear reader, You have reached Faren’s Nerd Moment. I 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 …

I’ll Raichu a Recipe: Homemade Applesauce

Hola OJ readers! I’m so excited to bring you this super easy recipe! While store bought applesauce is fine, I’ve found that it really just isn’t quite as tasty as the stuff I’ve made myself! I started making my own applesauce around the time my Read More …

[Review] BzzAgent: International Delight Simply Pure BzzCampaign

What’s the latest Bzz? It’s International Delight’s Simply Pure Coffee Creamer BzzCampaign! Find out what this Pretty Nerdy Mama thought about it! Read More …

Out, Loud, and Twangy Proud: A Night of Queer Honky Tonk with The Anointed and Lavender Country

On a hot July evening, I put on a borrowed blue leopard dress and got in my beat-up grey Nissan with my romantic partner in crime Millie and our mutual friend Rabbit, and headed down to Bloomington to a joint called The Back Door to Read More …

10 Pinteresting Things I Won’t Be Trying for the 4th of July

Along the lines of the idea of Pinterest fails, here are some things that I stumbled upon via Pinterest in relation to the 4th of July that I will NOT be attempting. Red, White, & Blue Deviled Eggs Firecracker Cakes  Patriotic Waffles  These Patriotic “Mom Read More …

I’ll Raichu a Recipe: Almond Joy Chia Seed Pudding

I’m going to answer your first question right out of the starting gate…”What is a chia seed??” Yes, it’s the same seed we used on our chia pets as kids, (I still say “Ch-ch-ch-CHIA!” every time I get them out of the pantry) but they Read More …

Pullman Whole Wheat Bread

Originally featured on apthomesteading.com/ Roger Hartwell   As I’ve written in the past I love making bread. Check out Kneading my way to Sanity for details  on my love of bread making. For this particular bread, I’m trying out my new Pullman Bread Pan. Most people don’t Read More …

Thank You, Daniel Bryan

Author’s Note: Here at Omnibus Journal, we have never written any article about professional wrestling.  I’ve tried since I started to get more pro-wrestling content on the site, but my attempts were in vain.  However, I fought and reasoned with our Editor-in-Chief to get this Read More …

Music to Write Your Novels By: Crafting Playlists for NaNoWriMo

The clock struck midnight on November 1st, and NaNoWriMo writers excitedly opened a new document to begin the madness that comes with writing a 50,000 word novel in one month. Whether you’re a first-timer, a seasoned pro, or are just hearing about this phenomenon for Read More …

Walt’s Soapbox: Elected to Party for the People! Or How a Notorious Political Junkie Got Chosen to Serve as a Delegate at a National Convention

“Take no prisoners! Take no shit!” –Megadeth “But that’s totally feather pluckin’ insane!” –The Presidents of the USA   So the funniest thing happened to me over the weekend, I ended up with a total access pass to a national political convention and a motel Read More …

[Review] American Meat

After reading My Year of Meats by Ruth Ozeki (be sure to look for that review on Monday), I decided to watch and review every vegetarian’s favorite movie, Food, Inc. As I scanned the documentary section of my library, I noticed two other movies next Read More …

Walt’s Soapbox: The Revolution Will Be Freaky

On a hot June afternoon at the Indianapolis Pride Festivities, an unlikely alliance emerged from the endless throngs of rainbow-decked spectators. At a little booth tucked away in the back, the members of the Indianapolis Socialist Party were passing out literature to the crowd, trying Read More …

Bad Ass Dads In Popular Culture

“Be a dad. Don’t be ‘Mom’s assistant.’ That’s depressing, just waiting for her to write you a list, walk around a store staring at it, calling her from the cereal aisle to make sure you got the right thing. Be a man. Make your own Read More …

Faren’s Nerd Moment: Middle Manager Of Justice

I thought I would use my Nerd Moment column to tell you about a love that I have. I have a love for mobile games. Okay, okay, don’t hate on me just yet. I have a knack for finding some pretty interesting (and I’ll admit, Read More …

Nerdy Necklaces You Need!

Hola, friendmigos! Hope you had a great Mother’s Day, whether you celebrated as a mother yourself or honored the amazing mother figures in your life. This week, instead of showing you how to make something, I’m going to show you where to find some unique, handmade creations, Read More …