Episode 19: Social Media

Oh social media, when will I ever understand you? This week I talk about why I don't post super often, and what kind of brand I want Acceptable Madness, and myself, to become. - Scott McFacebook

Episode 18: Arrogance

Welcome back to another episode of Acceptable Madness! This time, I talk about something that I had a hard time moving passed, and that's being a pompous asshole. I'm sure a lot of people still think I am very arrogant, but changing opinions is a long process and one that I'll gladly take on. Scott …

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The Shining

*Spoilers* It's been awhile since I've done a book review so I wanted to take some time to write one now. I just finished The Shining, a book that I'm sure you've at least heard of from Stephen King. The book was 659 pages, and I was able to finish it in four days with …

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Episode 17: Identity

This week, I talk about what it means to be Scott McKinney, a writer, podcaster, boyfriend, son and brother, how I got there, and why it was hard but ultimately worth the struggle.

Letter to a Critic

I wrote this with a singular person in mind, but I'm sure it applies to many. Scott McFuckoff I have no problem if you don’t enjoy my writing. If you find it shallow and undeveloped, that’s your opinion and I’m sure that others feel the same way. No matter what type of constructive criticism you …

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Episode 16: Naysayers

Welcome back to Acceptable Madness! In this episode, I talk about those people out there that, no matter what you say, won't believe you when you say you're stuggling. Just remember that there are always people out there that care about you, and that I'm one of those people.

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Quick Update

Hello everyone! Sorry for not posting as much on here recently. I've really been trying to focus on writing a new book and that's taking a lot of my time and haven't been writing as many shorts. Here's a quick update about what's going on with me! As I said, I'm working on a new …

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Episode 14: Ramblings of a Madman

This week, I recorded while having a bit of a breakdown, and explaining what was going through my brain and how I was trying to make sense of it. Scott McMadman

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The Adventures of Peanut and Whiskers: That Sinking Feeling

“Hey Peanut,” Whiskers said, nudging the sleepy elephant awake, “did you feel that?” Peanut wiped the crusty goop out of the corner of her eyes with her ears and sat up, still held afloat by the peanut butter layer above the lake. “No, what are you talking about?” Then a loud thud boomed but neither …

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Episode 11: High School Cliques

Welcome to another episode of Acceptable Madness, where I talk about high school and how I struggled to find a clique that I truly fit in with. Scott McMeanGirls

Last Minute

Scott McShawshank I never knew what I would be thinking when I got here. I always assumed it would have been something about my friends and family. Don’t get me wrong there is definitely some of that but not as much as I expected. As I stand here, I think about how my family will …

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Episode 10: Morality and Intelligence

Is having good morals the highest sign of intelligence? This week on Acceptable Madness, I talked about some thoughts that I've had while growing up and reading Flowers for Algernon.

Dragon or Na?

I wrote this after watching How to Train Your Dragon and having an existential crisis... so this is what you get! I’d rather die fighting a dragon than anything else. Well, I’d also be okay with dying to some other mythological creature, my personal favorite creature is a hydra, but if Cerberus or a minotaur …

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One Week With Depression — The Psych Talk

Check out the post that I wrote for The Psych Talk. It was a lot of fun and I hope to do more work with them soon. Click the link below to read the whole thing and then read some of the other stuff that they've put up too. It's worth your time. To me, …

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Episode 9: Catch 22

On this episode, I talk about all of the decisions that people make everyday that never seem to have a right answer, and how I deal with the confusion that they cause. Scott McYossarian

Wait Until It’s Over

Nothing that I write it supposed to inflict depressed thoughts on anyone. These are just some struggles that I have shoot through my head from time to time. Scott McWaitingroom Does it ever feel like you’re just wasting your life? You haven’t done anything impressive and everyone around you has. Some people have kids and …

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Hue

Scott McCrayola Hue was a man whose heart was made of gold. His crystal blue eyes could comfort all of the people around him; they cradled you like the ocean cradles a boat. The wispy white hair on his head was a constant reminder that age doesn’t have anything to do with youth since he …

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