Genetic-Freakonomics. July 27, 2018

Do your best to find inspiration in the most unexpected of places. For example, I constructed a #poem from the greatest pro wrestling promo EVER. You know they say that all men are created equal, but you look at me and you look at Samoa Joe and you can see that statement is not true. […]

Bit of a Rattlesnake. July 25, 2018

It’s my 33rd birthday. I wrote this as a bit of self-reflection on where I am, where I came from, and what got me here. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. They said reach for the stars, now my dreams are pure rock and roll. So I’m sorry if […]

Self-Starter. July 17, 2018

Don’t wait for inspiration. Go, hunt the fucker down. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. I’m lighting up, flying high as I can, up, up, and away, ready to drop nine circles down a rabbit hole, mile-wide, two inches deep, Erosion. Head verus brick wall. Persistence. Insistance. This grave ain’t […]

The Fool’s Prayer. July 16, 2018

A dark, self-reflective little piece. Write what ya know, people. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. When I reach that horizon, the edge of where I care meeting where I can’t, I pray to see the end, not the start of worse. That the world pull out from beneath my […]

Unpossible. July 13, 2018

Stray thought turned into something. Worth the distraction. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. I wanna find the right words to be someone else’s tattoo. This reminder to be yourself, The Living Billboard, for the songs and dreams, nightmares, alien beings available in skin-o-vision. Terrifyin’, inspirin’ that late-night thought […]

#Heatwave. July 12, 2018

A brief piece inspired by a random post of mine made during the recent and equally (and thankfully) brief heatwave. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free mp3. I often worry death is this dark, smothering thing. Feeling your way through dense, physical warmth. A cool pocket of air […]

Home. July 11, 2018

This is actually an adaptation (reinterpretation?) of a passage from an older story of mine. Try to guess which one? Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. Get the free MP3. Same as it ever was, that two-street town, cracked and broken. Forty-thousand lives, liquor stores and sex tapes. Pool hall, library, […]

One Summer Night July 11, 2018

A sample of a poetic work in progress. More to come. Available in Cable-Knit Sweater, a poetry collection available on Wattpad. It was a quarter to one in the morning in early July, and she was a Cincinnati seven smoking Maui Wowie in the orange haze of the alley behind the house where she rented […]

Moment of Clarity July 5, 2018

Y’ever wonder if maybe, just maybe, we kinda deserve him? Maybe the truth of America is that we’re a country of deeply flawed individuals failing our way to success. We’re taught alternative facts in school. We’re told stories and sing songs about the strength and beauty and equality and liberty to be found in our […]

Disconnect July 4, 2018

The start of this just started itching at me one day. Just this general vibe and phrase I kept thinking over and over after seeing a flood of nonsensical socio-political posts from idiots of all shades. And for some reason, I decided to write a poem. Now I can’t seem to stop. Yay? Available in […]

Semantic Saturation July 3, 2018

On this episode, I express myself. This episode is brought to you by the letter ‘F’. This show is written and produced by Steve Arviso. You can find The Nightly Chill on IGTV, YouTube, GooglePlay, and Stitcher.

Introduction (The Nightly Chill) July 2, 2018

On this episode, we start fresh with a brand new introduction to The Nightly Chill. This show is written and produced by Steve Arviso. Tonight’s episode features the vocal talents of Adena Arviso. You can find The Nightly Chill on IGTV, YouTube, GooglePlay, and Stitcher.

Elsewhere – 01 – Observation June 12, 2018

The debut of my “I always wanted to make a comic strip” comic strip, Elsewhere. A post shared by Steve Arviso (@amoralcrackpot) on Jun 12, 2018 at 11:37pm PDT

The 15:17 to Paris (2018) May 29, 2018

Separated by circumstances beyond their control, three childhood friends reunite as grown men for a European vacation. But when they stumble upon a terrorist plot aboard a train, they’ll prove themselves the heroes they always wanted to be…in The 15:17 to Paris. WHAT… Directed by Clint Eastwood and based on a true story, the sad […]

Video Game Criticism in a Post-TotalBiscuit World May 26, 2018

There’s a lot of internet-based musings and sadness and profiting being had with the recent passing of “TotalBiscuit” John Bain. But the one thing no one seems to be asking or musing about is the nature of video game criticism as a whole.   Bains’ fans mourn his passing. The industry and the rest of […]

As Above, So Below May 25, 2018

Perdita Weeks stars as Scarlett, a young alchemy scholar in search of the mythical philosopher’s stone, an artifact said to give it’s wielder power that ranges from transmuting lead into gold to even eternal life. And after obtaining a few final clues as to the stone’s location, Scarlett gathers a small group of friends and […]

Bad Words May 24, 2018

Bad Words features Jason Bateman as Guy Trillby, a man on a mission to be the lone adult competitor in a prominent national spelling bee. But while Guy initially appears as a petty, immature man, his relationship with the news reporter funding his crusade and the young boy he befriends along the way reveal a […]

Death to Smoochy May 23, 2018

When the host of the hottest children’s television show sees his career crash and burn after a huge scandal, a struggling entertainer gets the break of a lifetime. But along with the TV show and merchandise bearing his name and face, Smoochy the Rhino also has a huge target on his back…in Death to Smoochy. […]

The Good Word with Woodward: Crystal Clear Fuckin’ May 20, 2018

I had the fortune to be invited onto one of my favorite podcasts, The Good Word with Woodward (hosted by SoCal comedians Seth Woodward, Doon Sanders, and Tayler Avery)! Listen and sub to the show on SoundCloud and Stitcher.

Peter Rabbit May 18, 2018

Peter Rabbit is a modern spin on the classic children’s story about a mischievous bunny who can’t help but cause a world of trouble for all those around him, especially the owners of a small garden in the British countryside. But when Peter comes between the garden’s newest owner’s and some much needed peace and […]