Josh Hicks

Josh Hicks

I live with my girlfriend and little girl in Tennessee. I love to write, and have a passion for crafting words into something others like to read. I enjoy writing fiction, reviews, personal experiences, and guides. I enjoy networking, and will gladly help other writers in whatever way that I can.
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I went to college at East Tennessee State University. My major was in Psychology, and my minor was in Sociology.
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  • Five Educational Shows for Toddlers
    For a toddler to learn from a television show, the show has to be educational. For a toddler to pay attention to a television show, the show has to be entertaining. This article discusses five kid shows that are both educational, and entertaining.
  • Five Science Fiction Movies You Can Watch on YouTube Free
    For anyone who enjoys science fiction, YouTube has a good selection of free movies for you to enjoy. This article highlights five free science fiction movies that YouTube has to offer.
  • Fun YouTube Videos for Toddlers, Part 2
    This article spotlights some of the best YouTube videos for toddlers to enjoy.
  • Shows for Toddlers that You Can Find Free on YouTube
    This article highlights some great kid shows that can be found free on YouTube, with an emphasis on Toddlers.
  • Christmas Movies You Can Watch for Free on YouTube
    If you're wondering what to watch for Christmas, remember that YouTube offers free movies, including some Christmas favorites. This article spotlights five Christmas movies that YouTube offers free.
  • How to Get Images to Make E-Book Covers
    If you're ready to get an image ready for your e-book cover, this article could help you decide what's right for you.
  • Six Way Miley Cyrus was Shocking in 2013
    Miley Cyrus has been doing so many shocking things, they're getting hard to keep up with. This article covers six ways that Miley Cyrus shocked us in 2013.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Hannah Montana, Season 1, Ep. 6
    "Grandma Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Play Favorites." To help parents make better viewing decisions for their children, this article reviews this show based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Shake it Up, Season 1, Ep. 2
    "Meatball It Up." To help parents make better viewing decisions for their children, this article reviews this show, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Hannah Montana
    "It’s My Party and I’ll Lie if I Want To." This review acts as a guide for parents to help make better decisions about what their children watch, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Shake it Up
    "Start It Up." This review of Shake It Up acts as a guide for parents to help make better decisions about what their children watch, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Six Tips to Save Money when Hosting Your First Holiday Meal
    This article acts as a guide for first-time holiday hosts, and is focused around the holiday meal. Included, are six ways to save money when buying food for your holiday meal(s).
  • Kid Show Content Review: Hannah Montana
    Miley Cyrus made a name for herself on a Disney show called Hannah Montana. This review acts as a guide for parents to help make better decisions about what their children watch, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Hannah Montana
    Miley Cyrus made a name for herself on a Disney show called Hannah Montana. This review acts as a guide for parents to help make better decisions about what their children watch, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Possible Alien Monuments Found in Space
    This article discusses objects in space that some theorists believe were created by intelligent beings. I discuss "the face on Mars," an interview in which Buzz Alrdin discusses a strange Monolith, and a theory centered around our own moon!
  • Two Easy Ways to Make Money Online by Listening to Music
    This is a guide to making extra cash online the easy way, by listening to music. The profits are real, and the article is based on my own experiences using two, separate websites.
  • Remembering John F. Kennedy 50 Years After His Assassination
    This article reflects on the influence and impact of John F. Kennedy, and briefly discusses JFK's goal to go to the Moon, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the famous assassination footage, and conspiracies surrounding his death.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Hannah Montana
    Miley Cyrus made a name for herself on a Disney show called Hannah Montana. This review acts as a guide for parents to help make better decisions about what their children watch, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Thanksgiving Alternatives for a Healthy Traditional Meal
    Thanksgiving dinner doesn't have to destroy your diet. There are alternative ways to serve up your traditional meal. This article offers ideas for keeping your Thanksgiving dinner healthy and tasty.
  • Five Activities for Kids to Enjoy on Thanksgiving
    Wondering how to keep your company entertained can be hard... Keeping the kids entertained is even harder. This article contains five different activities that will keep kids happy and entertained while they enjoy Thanksgiving with their families.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Hannah Montana
    Miley Cyrus made a name for herself on a Disney show called Hannah Montana. To help parents make better viewing decisions for their children, this article reviews the show, based on gross-out humor, sexuality, materialism, and positive messages.
  • Guide to Making a Personalized Thanksgiving Wreath
    Thanksgiving is a time to enjoy the company of friends and family. Learn to make a personalized Thanksgiving wreath to make your guests feel even more welcome to spend the holidays with you.
  • Things to Have in Your Home to Be Prepared for a Snowstorm
    If you know it's coming, you can be prepared. This article discusses the most important supplies to have during a snowstorm, as well as some of the items that can make your time spent stuck inside much more enjoyable.
  • Department of Homeland Security Continues Preparations for Urban Warfare
    Over the past two years, the Department of Homeland security has made deals to acquire enough weapons, ammunition, and armored vehicles to wage several large-scale wars. Are they taking it too far, or do they know something that we don't?
  • A Review of the Nostalgia Critic
    The Nostalgia Critic is probably one of the best internet personalities around today. This article discusses the critic's sense of humor, what he reviews, and gives recommendations for viewing.
  • Kid Show Content Review: Crash & Bernstein
    As with most kid shows, Crash & Bernstein contains content that some parents might not find suitable for children. This article examines gross-out humor, sexuality, and aggression, to help parents make a more informed decision based on the show’s content.
  • Fun YouTube Videos for Toddlers
    YouTube is a great source of video entertainment. This article acts as a guide to some fun YouTube videos to show your toddler.
  • Grand Theft Auto 5: Innovations in Artificial Intelligence
    Grand Theft Auto is absolutely huge right now. This article attempts to take a unique look at the game by focusing on its contributions to artificial intelligence in video games.
  • First Person: Working as a Cart Pusher
    This article discusses what it's like working as a cart pusher. Topics include, Weather Conditions, the Cart Pushing Machine, Working with Customers, and Other related topics.
  • Video Games on Next Generation Consoles
    In this article, I discuss potential improvements to video games after the release of next generation consoles. I focus on three different genres: Racers, Shooters, and RPGs.
  • The Best TV to Watch Sports On
    With football season right around the corner, you're going to want to the best possible TV to enjoy the action. This article discusses size, motion, and energy-efficiency.
  • Saving Money and Living on a Budget
    After stretching pennies to afford the things we need and want, sometimes we adapt and find ways to have our cake and eat it too... We just buy cheaper cake. This is an article containing ways to save money without completely sacrificing your lifestyle.
  • Five Things I Want from a City-Building Game
    With the upcoming release of SimCity fans of the series will once again be excited to get their hands on the newest city-building game. This is a list of things I would like to see in future games in this category.
  • First Person: Like It or Not, We're a Government-Funded Family
    Fear of job loss prompted me to make the first move. This article focuses on my view of the job market - how I chose not to let it separate me from my family, and how I'm now taking a more active approach to my minimum wage lifestyle
  • What to Expect from Bartending School
    Whether you want to make a lot of tips at a packed club or if you just want a more casual job working for your local bar, bartending school is one of the best ways to get your foot in the door.
  • A Guide to Halloween Movies, Part 2
    This article picks up where "A Guide to Halloween, Part 1" left off. These movies are not for the weak. Be prepared for a terrifying night when you choose to watch these classic horror movies this Halloween!
  • A Guide to Halloween Movies, Part 1
    Looking for some good movies to watch this Halloween? This is a guide to 10 of the best horror movies of all time. Each title contains a synopsis, what to expect visually, why the movie is considered scary, and additional movies you might enjoy.
  • A Guide to Serving the Best Halloween Inspired Drinks
    This is a guide for making some of the scariest drinks inspired by Halloween. Prepare some of these drinks for a Halloween party, or maybe while having a few friends over to watch scary movies.
  • An Essay on Media Violence
    Using media such as "Home Alone," "Bowling for Columbine," and the World Wrestling Federation, this essay compares the nature of violence. Transcribed from a college essay I wrote in 2003, the ideals in this article remain relevant topics of discussion.
  • Sahib's Fine Indian Cuisine Review
    My review of Sahib's Fine Indian Cuisine in Johnson City, TN. I set my standards based on my dining experiences at Sahib's. For anyone who wants to try Indian Cuisine, please choose Sahib's. Their effort should be rewarded with many happy customers.
  • How to Use a Temp Agency to Get a Job
    This article is a guide on how to use a temp agency to get a job. I go into detail about finding a temp service, and what to expect. I've also included some help on how to create a resume to make the process of finding a job easier.
  • Fireworks and Self-Improvement
    This is a story about how a summer job working at a fireworks store helped me discover a personal method for making work (and life) a much more pleasurable activity.
  • Thinking About It
    I chose to write about this taboo subject in a free flowing way. Part poem, part introspection, it took place a few winters back during a significantly bad bout of depression.
  • The Bricks of My Existence
    A poem inspired by the life of a factory worker.
  • My Grandfather: The Flea Market King
    My grandfather was a picker and storage warrior before it was popular. For this article, I list tips and techniques that I have learned from my grandfather to do well and earn money at flea markets.
  • Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
    For this review, I cover Visuals, Sounds, Gameplay, Content, Replay Value, and some very amusing Glitches for the game Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim.
  • Dawnguard: The Elder Scrolls: Skyrim, DLC Expansion Pack Review
    I review what's new in the world of Skyrim, detailing the new expansion pack, Dawnguard. Werewolves and Vampires have been imporoved, and the expansion delivers some new toys to play with.
  • How I Lowered My Weight and Cholesterol by Juicing
    This is a first person account of how I was able to lower my cholesterol, drop my weight, and improve my overall health by taking part in the practice of juicing. I include benefits and drawbacks to juicing.
  • The Great Firework Debate
    My memories of the Fourth of July include bottle rocket wars and other dangerous activities. What should the laws be when it comes to personal fireworks? Should there be restrictions? Should people be responsible for their own actions?
  • First-Person: My Experience Selling Plasma for Money
    For anyone wanting to sell plasma for extra money, I detail the process, including the physical, types of questions, and actual procedure
  • Family Graveyard
    A dark dreamscape meant to induce the feeling of loss, full of descriptive imagery. Thought-provoking and strangely inspiring.

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