First Post! October 12, 2019

It's that time again, Shacknews. Let's officially start our day.


Hey there, Shacknews. Let's kick off our day of posting with a new First Post!

Super Typhoon Hagibis

The super typhoon has made landfall in Japan, dumping a lot of rain followed by insanely fast winds. The sky turned purple before the storm hit. Be safe, Japan!

Shephard Smith unexpectedly quits his job at Fox News

Say what you will about the Fox News channel, Shephard Smith seemed to do a decent job of reporting the news for 23 years. I appreciated what he said at the end of his announcement: “Even in our currently polarized nation, it’s my hope that the facts will win the day, that the truth will always matter, and that journalism and journalists will thrive.”

Despacito in Super Mario Maker 2

Music levels are not easy to make in Super Mario Maker 2.

Selfie Saturday

My brother is not too sure about Selfie Saturday.
My brother is not too sure about Selfie Saturday.

Head on over to Milleh's Selfie Saturday Chatty thread to contribute a picture or just point and laugh at other Shackers. Everyone's doing it!

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Lola is gonna get a bath today.
Lola is gonna get a bath today.

What are you up to this weekend, Shacknews? Let us know in the Chatty comment thread below. 


Asif Khan is the CEO and majority shareholder of Shacknews. He began his career in video game journalism as a freelancer in 2001 for Asif is a CPA and was formerly an investment adviser representative. After much success in his own personal investments, he retired from his day job in financial services and is currently focused on new private investments. His favorite PC game of all time is Duke Nukem 3D, and he is an unapologetic fan of most things Nintendo. Asif first frequented the Shack when it was sCary's Shugashack to find all things Quake. When he is not immersed in investments or gaming he is a purveyor of fine electronic music. Asif also has an irrational love of Cleveland sports.

From The Chatty
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