First Post! January 30, 2020

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

I aspire to be Cyberpunk EIC Julia Stiles from Ghostwriter

Someday, maybe I will have her swag.

RIP Don, err Chet

Chet wants you to know that he is a writer and not a narrative designer.

Look at the sun, the sun is amazing

The sun is pretty cool.

James Harden is now 1000 years old

Something is up with Harden. He is not playing like he did in 2019 or 2018.

Smash Twitter is gonna Smash Twitter

They just want Sakurai to notice them. Meanwhile, Dabuz is taking on Pizza Hut?

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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.

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