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Andrew Vaillencourt would like you to believe he is a writer. But that is probably not the best place to start. He is a former MMA competitor, bouncer, gym teacher, exotic dancer wrangler, and engineer.
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Your No-BS Guide to the First 2020 Presidential Debate

The first Presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle was an unsalvageable mess that managed to completely devalue the words “presidential” and “debate” at the same time.

Why Your Social Media Groups are Making You Dumber

Social media covers up the fact that half of us are not nearly so bright as the other half and very few of us are as smart as we think we are.

Fighting is Easy, Winning is Hard – The Same Goes for Arguing

Why internet arguments almost always become puerile shouting matches that solve nothing and are as satisfying as trying to eat a bowl of steam.

Anatomy of a Catastrophe

There are a lot of opinions floating around about Kyle Rittenhouse and his actions. Normally when we have an emotionally charged series of events like those surrounding young Mister Rittenhouse, the first and most immediate of these opinions can be quickly parsed into a few easy categories.

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Know Your Bullshit – Magnified Minority

A magnified minority is a type of bullshit in which a group of people on the fringes of an area of expertise is gathered to disingenuously misrepresent or undermine the consensus of that field. Here's how that works.

18 Steve Koepfer

"SAMBO" Steve Kopefer is one the most notable icons of this Russian martial art in the United States but for the past several years has established himself as an authority on fighting in films and TV, working behind the scenes on some of the most exciting movies and shows to hit the screen. He shares his time and insight with us.

Know Your Bullshit: Firehosing

If you feel like it's getting harder and harder to keep up with the stream of BS, that's because it is, and that's on purpose.

Your No-BS Guide to the First 2020 Presidential Debate

The first Presidential debate of the 2020 election cycle was an unsalvageable mess that managed to completely devalue the words “presidential” and “debate” at the same time.
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