I’m Mike Nesteruk. I share my favorite writing and e-Books. If you like my best you might like the rest.
Sometimes I'm serious.
Sometimes I'm a bit silly.
A SHORT LIST OF MY WINS AND FAILS
LIFE WIN: I had an interesting, happy, and unique life.
LIFE FAIL: I didn't become as good as I hoped to be.
MUSIC WIN: I had parody songs I wrote performed by talented people.
MUSIC FAIL: I botched a terrible set of Doors covers live on a stage in front of people. I was sweating profusely and refused to sing.
WRITING WIN: I had a joke published in Playboy.
WRITING FAIL: I failed to establish the life of a writer that I dreamed about having for years. Perhaps E-books will be my path to happiness, success, and prosperity?
MOVIE WIN: I was BRIEFLY in the movie Contagion.
MOVIE FAIL: I haven't been in any other major motion pictures.
COMEDY WIN: I performed in well received improvised and sketch comedy shows.
COMEDY FAIL: I didn't fight hard enough to have consistent success in professional comedy.
LOVE LIFE WIN: I had and have a great relationship with a loving lady.
LOVE LIFE FAIL: I had no romantic relationship for most of my life.
ART WIN: I made funny cartoons.
ART FAIL: I didn't push to get others interested in my funny cartoons.
TRAVEL WIN: I have visited roughly 20 countries and most places in the USA I wanted to see.
TRAVEL FAIL: I have not seen most of the world. I won't if I don't change my priorities.
SCIENCE WIN: I learned about a diverse amount of sciences.
SCIENCE FAIL: I didn't take full advantage of my opportunities to educate myself about sciences.
RELIGION WIN: I found the strength to challenge my beliefs and left a cult.
RELIGION FAIL: I spent most of my life blindly following a religion I assumed to be true without challenging truth claims about it much.
IDEA WIN: I had interesting ideas worth considering.
IDEA FAIL: I had awful ideas worth ignoring. At times I have a hard time telling the difference between my interesting and awful ideas.
SPORTS WIN: I played a lot of soccer, basketball, and other sports with some lovely people.
SPORTS FAIL: I never made sports my main focus. I'm okay with this. I was not okay when I broke my arm trying to dunk a basketball by jumping off a chair.
GAME WIN: I won poker and trivia tournaments.
GAME FAIL: I lost more games than I won.
FOOD WIN: I ate a lot of wonderful food.
FOOD FAIL: I unwisely ate a lot of unhealthy foods for much of my life.
CLOTHES WIN: I dressed how I wanted to.
CLOTHES FAIL: I wore clothes I didn't like just to fit in.
SHELTER WIN: I live in a decent place in Ohio.
SHELTER FAIL: At times I couldn't afford to pay for my housing.
DEATH WIN: I haven't died yet.
DEATH FAIL: I'm going to die.