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Category Archives: Non Fiction

101 Questions for Midnight – Coffee Table Philosophy

September 19, 2017 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction, Writing! | Permalink

Stay up late. Very late. The best conversations begin while everyone else is sleeping. 101 Questions for Midnight The latest entry in the Coffee Table Philosophy series. Jump starting every conversation with a tendency toward darker topics: death, war, sex, and the dark side of human behavior. Available now on Amazon…   With 101 Questions for Midnight […]

How many buttons will you push?

February 6, 2017 | Books!, Non Fiction | Permalink

In Big Shiny Red Buttons, a variety of fun, serious, and absurd scenarios awaits you. More than a hundred buttons are just dying to be pushed. The only question is: will you push them? Suppose something terrible will happen if you don’t? What if pushing a button would bring you great prosperity, but cause harm to someone else? Every scenario is […]

These little books make perfect gifts

November 10, 2016 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Life, Non Fiction | Permalink

Got a few stockings to stuff? Have a friend you have no idea what to get for the holidays (or a birthday?) Need something for under $10? Solutions await thee. Welcome to the Coffee Table Philosophy series. These slim, sexy coffee table books are full of fun questions and quizzes to keep anyone (or any gathering) entertained for hours. There’s […]

Why I’m still convinced #NothingMatters

October 20, 2016 | Culture, humor, Life, Non Fiction | Permalink

It’s funny the things we decide to care about. It’s curious the flow of socio-political liquid through the masses. Do you ever wonder if, a thousand years ago, the hashtag causes would’ve been #SanitationMatters, #PeasantsMatter, or #ArrowsDon’tKill but #ArchersDo? During World War II, if Twitter had existed, the Allies’ causes would’ve been obvious (Sadly the Axis’s would’ve been, too.) But […]

More Questions than Anyone Can Answer

September 7, 2016 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction | Permalink

Want a little something to ignite a conversation? I thought you might… 444 Questions for the Universe is the ultimate ice-breaker. Put it on your coffee table, invite a few friends over, and watch the night’s discussions catch fire. Meant as a party book, quiz book, and philosophy book rolled all into one, it’ll guide you through […]

The Little Book of BIG Questions

August 16, 2016 | Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction, Science | Permalink

Thinkers, questioners, and science buffs, behold! The Little Book of BIG Questions is here. It contains more than two-hundred unique conversation starters and thought igniters. It’s the book for every coffee table. It’s meant to be read in the company of others…or all alone beneath a starlit sky. Look, we all want to know the […]

A Conversation for every Corner of the World

June 4, 2016 | A Door Never Dreamed Of, Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction | Permalink

In the Coffee Table Philosophy series, you’ll find something for everyone. Girls. Guys. Party-throwers. Lonely philosophers. Optimists. Pessimists. Conversation-starters. And deep, dark thinkers. It’s all here. A book for every coffee table in the world. * 10 books. 10 different types of questions. Let’s have a look at all of them: * 101 Questions for […]

If the world ends TODAY, you’ll need this…

May 26, 2016 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction, Science | Permalink

Ok. Maybe the world ending today is a slight exaggeration. But the final book in the Coffee Table Philosophy series, 101 Questions for the End of the World, is here: It has questions. Plenty of questions. But instead of ice-breaking questions or improve your love life-type questions, it’s full of deadly serious inquiries. Think Socrates meets Stephen Hawking, Plato […]

Appetizers and Desserts

April 18, 2016 | Books!, Flash Fiction, Non Fiction | Permalink

I churned out a fun little article over at Tessera Guild. It includes the first and last sentences of all my major published works. Read it, and then add your first/last favorites to the comments section. Here: allow Andelusia’s…ahem…heart to lead the way. J Edward Neill  

5 Questions for Singles!

March 12, 2016 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction | Permalink

The latest volume of the Coffee Table Philosophy series is here. Written by Jaylene Jacobus and J Edward Neill, the questions this time are focused on dating, relationships, and what it’s like to be single in the modern world. * * * Singled Out  You’re the lone single person at a gathering full of couples. They’ve placed […]

Swipe Left Society

February 20, 2016 | humor, Life, Non Fiction | Permalink

I need your help. Yes, seriously. Not so long ago, I published this little article about dating and love in the modern world. Well… Now I’ve decided to write an entire book about it. Swipe Left Society will be about modern relationships, online dating, and the struggles to connect we all face. It’ll be non-fiction. And it’ll be […]

Now available – 101 Sex Questions!

July 14, 2015 | Books!, Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction | Permalink

101 Sex Questions Probably the closest I’ll ever get to writing erotica…for now. 101 Sex Questions is laid out the same as the Coffee Table Philosophy series, only it’s not really meant for your coffee table (unless your coffee table is awesome.)  It’s meant for the 18+ crowd. It’s sexy, but not raunchy. It’s designed to get you in the […]

5 Sexy Questions

July 9, 2015 | Coffee Table Philosophy, Non Fiction, Writing! | Permalink

Without sex…  …hot sex, boring sex, sex so good you need oxygen afterward…  …none of us would be here. The following is a tease from my latest Coffee Table Philosophy entry, 101 Sex Questions. These 5 questions are among the tamest in the book…by far. 18+ only. Have fun. * * * Ambush  Suppose you’re planning a Sex Trap for […]