By Gregory

If you already couldn’t tell from my website URL, my name is Gregory Martin. I’m a technology professional by day focusing on management and operations in Information Technology. By night I’m any of the following: armchair philosopher, author and essayist who finds more pleasure in the act of writing, freethinker, coffee and wine connoisseur, musician with a potentially unsafe nepotism for jazz, funk, and post-rock, and the bass guitar, and a practitioner of computer programming in mostly C++. I’ve been known to laugh at and make jokes that are of an incredibly obscene and dry nature and will on occasion give the shirt off my back if need be for my brothers and sisters.

Vote!

It goes without saying to most that a presidential election in the United States is a portentous ordeal, not just for its denizens but for the world at large. I’m confident that even those at polar extremes await with anxiety for the climax. Some then receiving their due orgasm, others hobbling away with what males…

When I’m Not Writing…

Admittedly I’m not a professional photographer, but that doesn’t stop me from partaking in the act and playing at it. For me it’s definitely more of an armchair hobby, but it plays nicely into my interest in aesthetic relative to colours: hues, tone, saturation, contrast, etc… Anyway, here’s the album. I’ll be adding more to…

JUNK PUNCH is Published

This is sort of old news (within the month) but my first book, JUNK PUNCH, has been published and is available for you to consume, literally and figuratively. Although if you do decide to consume it literally, I’m not responsible for damage done to your internals. The premise of the book is three-fold. The first…

New York City – The Pain of Pleasure

New York. Sometimes affectionately referred to as The Big Apple. Culturally it has long served as the galvanizing catalyst for the United States, as if to somehow represent the absolute best we have to offer as a country. Countless Hollywood movies, video games, fictional literature, music, and live stage plays use New York as a…

Modern Interpretations of the Communist Manifesto

My approach to The Communist Manifesto was dramatically different, apparently, from that of my like-aged peers. For most of them, it was a compulsory reading at some point during either late high school or collegiate/university years; I escaped this totalitarian enforcement. Rather I was able to come to it in a more natural manner as…