Friends & Fun

Things I’ve created

T-shirts designed by me @ Teepublic

Asheville, NC restaurants, breweries, etc.

Charlotte, NC restaurants, breweries, etc.

NYC restaurants and fun stuff

Haunted Houses in North Carolina
Reviews of my favorite haunted attractions that open up in October every year.

Friends’ websites

Chris Gambill
My very talented friend who has served as a consultant, coach, chaplain, pastor, educator, manager, and director. Especially talented teacher, public speaker, and creative problem sover.

Justin Cook Photo
Fantastic photographer and photojournalist in Durham, NC.

Katie Gambill
Katie is on an adventure in Uganda where she is working at a small orphanage. Read her story here.

Sarah Dawson, MSW LCSW – Therapist in Durham
Sarah Dawson is a good friend and skilled therapist in Durham, NC.

Anoo Tree Brod
An amazing improviser, a fantastic improv teacher, and a wonderful friend. Check out her site to learn about classes, workshops, retreats, and more.

Gifts and treats I recommend

Old North Farm
Fantastic floral design and field grown flowers in the Triangle.

Sunnyland Farms
TheĀ best pecans you can buy. The turtles are out of this world!

Retro Gram
Custom-carded Star Wars figures for any occasion.

Find local professionals for pretty much anything.

Fun things I’ve found

The North Carolina Historic Barbecue Trail
The NC Barbecue Society designed a barbecue trail from Eastern NC to Tennessee, with 21 stops at historic barbecue pits. I am going to eat at every one of them.

Bongo Cat
Make purrfect music.

My 80’s TV
A nostalgia trip through 80’s TV shows, commercials, and movies.

Candy Box 2
The most fun web-based game, ever.

Attention Kmart Shoppers
An archive of pre-recorded cassettes played in-store int he 1980’s and 1990’s. Pure nostalgia and easy lo-fi listening.

PhobosLab Games
Video games to play in your browser

Retro xmas cheer.

Holly Eats
One man’s journey to eat great, cheap food and write about it.

Put Words Between Buns
Create burger-shaped messages for fun and profit.

An “Aw Yiss” comic generator. If this doesn’t make any sense to you then get your damn self over Kate Beaton’s Hark, a vagrant web comic site. She rules.

Dinosaur Dracula
I like this guy’s style. His nostalgia is stuck on maximum overdrive and he blogs all about the 80s and 90s.

Slap Kirk
Help Captain Kirk out of his madness. By slapping him a lot.

Space Sword!
One of my favorite childhood toys. Sort of a Star Wars rip off, yet somehow even better.

Mix Mister
Kick-ass playlists for every occasion and mood.

Yacht Rock web series
A web series that offers a humorous, fictional account of the history of Yacht Rock. I love it so much.

Cinco Identity Generator 2.5
For fans of Tim and Eric. And Paul Rudd.