Hi. I'm Greg Hauenstein. I'm a politico, writer, photographer, comic book enthusiast, web geek and amateur backyard green thumb living in Des Moines, Iowa.
I write about politics and the art of political campaigning on GregHauenstein.com
That’s Matt Zoller Seitz’s advice to young people entering the field of TV and film criticism: I believe that ninety percent of writer’s block is not the fault of the writer. It’s the fault of the …
This works. Even if what you write never ends up in your final product, get the act of getting the idea on paper/screen/stone tablet does wonders for my creativity.
Sugar and spice and everything nice wasn’t made for only girls…
ComicBookGirl19: Captain America The Winter Soldier Review (p1 of 2)
It felt like the breakthrough was never going to happen. I’ve been sitting on ideas for a couple characters in a superhero story or a while but I couldn’t see how they’d all connect and, most importantly, I couldn’t figure out what her darn superpower was going to be.
A too easy answer would have been to make her like one the “powerless” heroes like Batman or Black Widow, but given that she’s not going to have access to the unlimited resources of Bruce Wayne or SHIELD, I needed to give we a leg up on the baddies somehow.
Well, I got it. No, I’m not telling. Not yet. All in good time , you’ll meet her.
In the hours since I decided on this, the idea flood has been raging. I’m greatly looking forward to a weekend of yard work, pen and paper and iced tea on the back deck.
TUMBLSTEIN EXCLUSIVE: Interview with Iowa State Senator Hubert Houser, who hasn’t shown up for work in over a month.
Eyes burning, nose running, miserable feeling.
Yup. Winter’s over.
"Maybe putting on a costume doesn’t make you brave. Maybe it’s something else."
Ms. Marvel #2 GET IT NOW
IT IS TRUE: We met President Barack Obama and I felt proud to be an American. #YesWeStillCan #TUBE_IN_TUESDAY youtube.com/harto
Black bile expulsion: our hopes for beauty make an exit and get flushed