Joe has been writing analytical research since his college years. Since that time, he has been publishing articles on The Artifice. This is an online magazine with unique discussions on a variety of topics. He also helps to approve article topics and edit the works of other contributors. He also has blog on MerlingtheMighty There he does a variety of video blog reviewing films, television, animation and comic books. This writing is primarily due to personal passion but is usually still educational in nature.