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We Are Slowly Coming Off Our Hiatus

We Are Slowly Coming Off Our Hiatus

| On 25, Aug 2014

baby sleeping on desk hiatus

Running a website is hard.

That’s why by the end of July I took and unplanned, but well-deserved, hiatus from Prune Juice Media. I love my work and the site, but I needed a break. I usually like to time my hiatuses around Congress and President Obama. Since every month August is a slow working month, at least for Congress, that seems to be a great time. President Obama takes an annual vacation around August, so it tends to work out.

That was not the case this year. My need for a break came during one of the busiest summer news cycles I have seen in quite a while. There has been continual breaking news on:

  • Michael Brown and the Ferguson, Missouri protests
  • U.S. airstrikes against ISIS in Iraq
  • Daniel Foley’s beheading in Iraq
  • Perpetual conflict between Israel and Gaza
  • The usual shenanigans and WTF statements of members of Congress

I apologize in advance for the lack of stories posted on the site on these topics. Please note that most of these issues did not even exist the last time I posted on July 29. I am sure you understand, but I just wanted to offer clarity.

On Twitter, I have made comments on most of the topics, specifically the ongoing situation in Ferguson. I would highly encourage you to follow me there if you are not doing so.

It is now time for me to slowly come off of my hiatus. *tears* I would like to think, though, I am a little more refreshed and ready to post. I have definitely missed the site and my great readers.

Thank you for sticking with me!



  1. Scott Madison (@ATXScott)

    Welcome back, Matt! Can’t wait to see what you have in store for us.

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