First Post! December 3, 2019

It's that time again. First Post!


Hey Shacknews, it's time for First Post! Let's officially kick off our day of posting. Please take a look.

PlayStation celebrates 25th anniversary

I never owned a PS1, but I do remember playing some games over at my friend's house back in the day. NBA Live and FF7 were our jam.

ZeRo video that sheds light on his retirement from competitive Smash

ZeRo doesn't talk about his early days very often, but this video shows a more vulnerable side of the former Smash champion. He talks about growing up in Chile in a tough school, getting bullied, and finding his way to a better life through esports. 

Now an elephant video from the Internet

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: An elephant teaching us how to look after our planet 👏🏼🐘🧡 . . Support @ElephantsVision

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Send me more elephant videos.

I am not on the 30 under 30 list again!

I also hear that you need to have accomplished something to be on that list.

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Lola is the best dog.
Lola is the best dog.

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Asif Khan is the CEO, EIC, 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.

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