Variety

By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 6, Volume 33 of The University Register on November 20, 2020

Some of you may remember the very first goofy movie review that I wrote for the UR, during my first year here, working as a staff writer. I wrote about The movie “Hoodwink...

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By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 6, Volume 33 of The University Register on November 20, 2020

The fact that Google Docs’ default formatting is 11pt Arial instead of 12pt Times New Roman

You were a really smart kid, maybe even in the Gifted and Talented program or...

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By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 5, Volume 33 of The University Register on November 6, 2020

I’m the kind of person who puts on cooking shows to go to bed. Now, I’m more of a Guy Fieri... guy. I love to watch “Triple D” and “Triple G” and keep updated on what that...

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Lucky Numbers

Lucky Numbers

By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 4, Volume 33 of The University Register on October 23, 2020

My lucky number, for no particular reason, is 58. Some people like repeated numbers like 44 or popular numbers like 13, but the number 58 simply felt right to me. I don’t t...

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By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 4, Volume 33 of The University Register on October 23, 2020

It's almost Halloween, so here are some of my favorite spooky movies put in categories and ranked:

Scariest:

  1. Mirrors — This one messed me up BIG TIME for several mont...

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By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 3, Volume 33 of The University Register on October 9, 2020

Summer was always your favorite season even though summer brought rain, the kind of rain that punched at the back of your neck, the wind pushing it and pelting heavy droplet...

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By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 2, Volume 33 of The University Register on September 25, 2020

What do Tom Cruise, science fiction, the UMM English department, and the voice of Bart Simpson have in common? All sit under the watchful gaze of the church of Scientolog...

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The Painting

The Painting

By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 2, Volume 33 of The University Register on September 25, 2020

When asked what my most prized possession is, I am always tempted to say “my haunted painting, of course!” There are many issues with this statement, the first of which b...

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By Desmond Homann, Variety Editor Originally published in Issue 2, Volume 33 of The University Register on September 25, 2020

You were always the kind of person who works best with music on, each playlist specifically curated to keep you as focused as possible. Every once in a while, though, you...

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This is a love letter to Broadway and film star Nathan Lane, so if you are not Nathan Lane, please respectfully avert your eyes now and go no further. Thank you for understanding.

Nathan, now that it’s just us, let me first say hello. I’m assuming you’re familiar with some of my previous writing h...

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