Paul D. Mooney

Paul D. Mooney is a New York native, Boston University graduate, and foul-mouthed grump with a heart of pure gold and scotch. He served in the Marines from 2008 to 2012, deploying to Afghanistan and a number of other very sweaty places. He currently works as a freelance writer and producer in NYC and is cofounder of the current events/nonsense blog BroCast News.

Recent articles from Paul D. Mooney

In this May 4, 2015, file photo, pedestrians pass by the 60-year-old Riviera Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada.
Lifestyle
A Warfighter’s Guide To Not Going Broke In Vegas
A weekend in Las Vegas may cost you your dignity, but at least your bank account will survive.
Marine Corps recruits try on dress shoes on Oct. 29, 2015, on Parris Island, South Carolina.
Humor
The 9 Crappiest Pieces Of Gear In The Corps
While the Marine Corps is the tip of the spear, when it comes to issued gear, we often get the shaft.
175 Airmen from Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst, N.J., marched in New York City’s annual Veterans Day parade Nov. 11, 2014.
Community
What Not To Say To A Service Member On Veterans Day
Here’s some guidelines for dumb things to avoid saying on Veterans Day … or ever.
On set shooting the pilot in Manhattan. From left to right: our fantastic lead, Chris LaCour, as Marine vet Danny Butler; executive producer Dan Klein at the desk for his cameo role; Mooney, right, giving notes; executive producer Tom Mooney with the mane of silver hair.
Community
Sarcasm, Scotch, And Veteran Stereotypes Led This Former Marine To Produce His Own TV Pilot
Marine vet Paul Mooney explains why he created the TV pilot “Vetted,” a comic story of being a veteran.
Armory chief verifies weapons cards for a Marine's M4A1 service rifle.
Humor
6 Things You Shouldn’t Do During A Zombie Apocalypse
When the zombie apocalypse happens, first sergeant's rules and regulations will be the least of your worries.
Sgt. Maj. Dennis Koski and Sgt. Maj. Jan Javier laugh after coming off the qualification range, June 6, 2015.
Humor
5 Funny Things Veterans Can Say When Asked ‘Did You Ever Kill Anyone?’
Make sure your civilian buddy never asks a veteran this question again by giving him the most unexpected response imaginable.
1st Sgt. Frank Robinson, Company A first sergeant, Headquarters Battalion, speaks to Marines of HQBN after receiving a Purple Heart and Navy Marine Corps Commendation Medal aboard the Combat Center, Jan. 22, 2015.
Humor
10 Phrases Your First Sergeant Is Saying Wrong
We've all heard these phrases, but it may have taken us a while to decipher them.
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Community
The Holiday Shopping Survival Guide For Veterans
Four points that will help get you through your holiday purchases in true veteran style.