Mason Hoberg

Freelance Writer

Location icon United States of America

Hello, I'm a freelance writer from Wyoming and I'm excited to work with you!

Torches And Pitchforks - The Insanity Of Fox News Lies Their Rabid Fanbase

You Can't Criticize FOX News Without Also Having To Criticize CNN/MSNBC How many times have you gotten into an argument with a conservative friend or family member about FOX News? I'm willing to bet that the person you were arguing with instantly trotted out the "Yeah, but what about CNN and MSNBC?
Land Of The Free? Why The GOP Won't Address Rising Incarceration Rates

According to Roy Walmsley - the Director of the International Center for Prison Studies - the United States has the highest incarceration rate in the world. How could this happen to us? I've always been led to believe that the United States is the land of the free, and that our citizens enjoyed liberties that people could only dream of in other countries.

Retrospective: The Fender Telecaster

By Mason Hoberg. Published on Aug 27, 2015. Photo by Dave Arcari Since its inception more than 60 years ago, the Telecaster has been a constant fixture in American music. It started life as one of the many inventions by Leo Fender, the man behind the venerable Fender Music Corporation.
Why Did The World Stop Thinking Before Acting?

We live in an age of unparalleled access to information, with the ability to quickly comb through an almost unlimited number of ideas. Right now, from the comfort of my cozy home in South-Eastern Wyoming, I can learn about anything.

Gear Review: Electro-Harmonix Soul Food

By Mason Hoberg. Published on Aug 20, 2015. $77.33 on Amazon As guitar players, we tend to romanticize vintage gear. From a vintage Stratocaster to an old school Tubscreamer, guitar players are borderline obsessed with tracking down gear with some "mojo". Among famous pieces of vintage gear, the Klon Centaur is arguably the most sought after.

Size Matters: A Guide To Acoustic Guitar Body Styles

By Mason Hoberg. Published on Aug 25, 2015. Photo by Larry Jacobson If you've ever been into a large instrument retailer, odds are you've noticed that guitars come in a wide variety of shapes and sizes. There's everything from the colossal classic Gibson design, the "Jumbo", to the smaller guitars that look like overgrown ukuleles.

Best Mini Amps

By Mason Hoberg. Published on Jul 29, 2015. An unfortunate fact in the life of every musician is that sometimes people just don't want to hear you play. Which is pretty understandable all things considered, I mean I wouldn't be too enthused if one of my roommates decided that 3 A.M.

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The Telltale Games Company: Shaking Up Game Narrative * itcher mag

From the delightfully twisted Walking Dead series to the fantasy/noir inspired The Wolf Among Us, Telltale has been shaking the formula of modern video game narrative to its very core. ~ Mason Hoberg When video games first started rising in popularity during the arcade boom of the 1970s and 80s, no one could have know just how advanced they would eventually become.

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Games like Wizard 101: Family Friendly MMOs * itcher mag

Wizard101 was one of the few family friendly MMOs around in its heyday. Players on the hunt for a similar experience should check out Pirate101, Fiesta, or Eden Eternal. ~ Mason Hoberg MMOs have always been some of the hardest games for younger gamers to get into.

Sex And The City: Unanswered Questions

Sex and the City is more cultural landmark than television program at this point. The show had a widely successful six year run in which almost one-hundred episodes were produced, spawned two feature films, won an impressive amount of awards, and even had a prequel that ran for two seasons on the CW television network...