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Charles Moss

Freelance Writer

Chattanooga, Tennessee

Charles Moss

I'm a freelance writer specializing in pop culture. I've written for The Atlantic, Slate, Washington Post, VICE, Paste Magazine and Tablet Magazine.

This lovely background photo is courtesy, by the way, of Amy Fletcher Photography.

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Solving Business Problems the Rock Creek Informatics Way

When Guy Deloach left his position as Executive Vice President of Operations at Toyota Boshoku Corporation, he spent a lot of his time traveling to Europe, Australia and Asia. He had been in the automotive industry for most of his career and loved what he did. But when he began lecturing at several universities on the side, he discovered how much he enjoyed the feeling of molding young people into the next generation of business leaders.
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Spider-Man: The Animated Series paved the way for Into the Spider-Verse and the MCU

There's a scene in the very last episode of Spider-Man: The Animated Series cartoon that's particularly touching now, just weeks after the death of Stan Lee. It's the second part of the story arc called "Spider Wars." Peter Parker, with the aid of other Spider-Men — clones with varying powers and costumes based on the original — have just defeated Spider-Carnage, a Peter Parker from an alternate dimension paired with the Carnage symbiote.
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The real hero of Daredevil season 3 is FBI agent Ray Nadeem

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How Daredevil season 3’s ending sets up the next chapter in the face of cancelations

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We Spoke to a Paranormal Researcher About the Most Haunted Campground in Virginia

The Dyrt writer Charles Moss spoke to paranormal researcher and empath Shea Willis about her experience at one of the most haunted places in Virginia, Braley Pond. Warning: Some readers may find her story disturbing. Braley Pond, located in the George Washington and Jefferson National Forest in West Augusta is believed to be not only one of the most haunted places in Virginia, but in the entire US!
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Beyond the Hurricanes: The quest to grant US territories statehood

To be or not to be a state? After the 2017 hurricanes, the question of statehood for US territories, Puerto Rico and US Virgin Islands, have different perspectives. Puerto Rico’s quest for statehood didn’t just start after Hurricane Maria slammed into the unincorporated US territory last September: it’s been ongoing since the United States took control of the Caribbean island at the end of the Spanish-American War in 1898.
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The biggest changes in Iron Fist season 2

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‘Let us make our nation great again’: Severely damaged Caribbean islands by last year’s hurricanes struggle to recover

A year has passed since a trio of hurricanes—Harvey, Irma and Maria—pummeled parts of the United States and the Caribbean, leaving death and destruction and ravaging these areas with property damage skyrocketing into the hundreds of billions and leaving, in some cases, whole islands uninhabitable. On the year anniversary of this horrible tragedy, how are the islands with arguably the most damage from these natural disasters faring in the rebuilding process?
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Luke Cage showrunner Cheo Hodari Coker on how Season 2 addresses Trump's America

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‘Black Panther’ is just the beginning: The history and future of the Black Comic Book movement

While Marvel and DC Comics are doing a pretty good job of finally trying to erase the race line when it comes to its heroes of color, there are others who have been creating socially and culturally relevant comic book characters for years. When Dawud Anyabwile was a kid, he loved comic books, particularly Marvel Comics.
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This little boy has a disease with no cure. His family is determined to fight back.

Laura and Josh Ledbetter know they have only a few years left, at the most, until their 5-year-old son, Grayson, dies. A year ago, Grayson was diagnosed with Alexander disease, an extremely rare type of leukodystrophy that destroys the white matter that protects the nerve fibers in the brain, resulting in debilitating mental and physical delays, and in most cases, death by age 10.
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The Oscar-Nominated Sound Designer Behind 'Baby Driver' Explains the Difference Between Editing & Mixing

With two Oscar nominations under his belt for his latest collaboration with director Edgar Wright, Baby Driver, one for sound editing and the other for sound mixing, engineer Julian Slater is already having a great 2018. But what's the difference between sound editing and mixing? Every year, movie-going laymen ask the question at their Oscar parties, and every year, someone forgets to look up the answer before the ceremony begins.
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About

Charles Moss

Charles prefers to go by Charlie and sometimes Chuck, but not often.

He has experience writing about all facets of pop culture, from comic books and music to literature and movies. Charlie started off in the pop culture journalism field in 2007 as a writer for the Chattanooga-based alternative newsweekly The Pulse, writing album reviews and pieces on local music history. He then became a regular contributor to the pop culture site Popmatters, writing features on music and movies, eventually moving into a staff position as a comic book reviewer until 2011. He went on to become the weekly pop culture columnist for Chattanooga-based news site, Nooga.com and has since spread his pop culture wings, writing for The Atlantic, Paste, Tablet and Slate.

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Skills

  • Writing, video, social media,