Noah T. Finco (N.T Finco) earned his BA in English Writing and Rhetoric from the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse where he was the Editor-in-Chief of the student newspaper, The Racquet Press and a member of the Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. He is the author numerous short stories, host of the sports and pop culture podcast The Mouse in the House, and the mastermind behind several ridiculous Dungeons & Dragons related antics. When he’s not writing, he enjoys exercising, binge watching Michael Schur T.V shows, and doing his best impression of a folk musician. He resides in Milwaukee, Wisconsin with his wife, Zahnah, and bernedoodle Mowgli.
A place for my thoughts, ideas, rants, raves, musings and mind vomit for your reading pleasure.
A collections of published and unpublished short stories, poems, essays and other musings. Click the image to read more.
When faced with his greatest challenge, a once predictable man does the unexpected and now is given the chance to try again. It’s a story that includes a particularly pretentious coffee shop, a broken wristwatch, and one extremely uncomfortable hug.
First published in the Spring 2018 issue of The Catalyst
A battle worn warrior faces his most formidable adversary yet; mankind’s greatest weakness.
First published in the Fall 2018 issue of The Catalyst
A dramatic dialogue about five of the world’s most influential philosophers travel through time to have a round-table discussion about the cultural prevalence of 2014’s Lego Movie and debate just how representative a movie about tiny plastic people is of greater society.
“You were the person I never should have seen. Someone whose presence, I never should have felt. Someone whose voice I never should have heard. It would have been that way if all had gone according to your plan. But it didn’t.”
Originally published by AtSix.org June, 2018. Available on Medium
A critical essay challenging the notion that Shakespeare’s fame is due to his ability but rather, it is the fact he approached his audience democratically in an increasingly democratic society that has ensured his continued prevalence.
An essay analyzing themes of American exceptionalism within the Book of Mormon and connecting said themes to religious fundamentalism in modern Republican public policy.
Writers are constantly asked to keep things “clear and concise.” but can it go too far? Worse yet, can it be used maliciously? This essay analyzing the use of the plain style in the current Anti-Vaccination movement and highlights just how damaging word choice can be.
Originally published on ProseWorks.
The official style is a style of writing that is meant to convey credibility and is popular among writers is academia, law and even business. Much of the information you will find on the Moon Landing Hoax is found on obscure blogs as articles or YouTube in the form of homemade documentaries and exposés. However, there is an increasing amount of literature and information that is written in the official style which gives the work the false sense of credibility.
Originally published on ProseWorks.
The Mouse in the House Podcast
This is the Mouse in the House Podcast. And no, it is not a show about Disney, owning pet mice, or rodent extermination. It's a podcast about sports... sometimes. In truth, it's an excuse for four childhood friends to call each other weekly and pretend like they know things.
Why "The Mouse in the House?" Our name is a reference to when a basketball player has a much smaller defender guarding him in the post. It's a funny phrase and we too think we're funny.
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