Author Archives: John Teehan

Last night’s tragicomedies and a Call To Adventure

Cups ran over last night. So much to keep up with. We’ll start tragically and move to comedically and end with…adventure? Last night was the first major Republican debate of this election cycle. It was entertaining—featuring much bombastic strutting, sniping, … Continue reading

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Letters to Monster Wednesdays

I’m still trying to make up for some time lost due to a 30-hour power outage and other unexpected wrinkles to my work schedule. Today has been a furious flurry (flurryious?) of activity. Still, I didn’t want to entirely miss … Continue reading

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Announcing availability for reviews: Indie Comics and Games

I’ve recently announced my intentions to present some reviews here and elsewhere on a regular basis. For those interested in the details, they are as such: Reviews will focus mostly on independent, creator-owned comics and pretty much anything non-electronic game … Continue reading

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Reboot 2015

Looks like I’m back…not that it’s a big deal or anything. Well, maybe a little bit of a big deal as it’s a sign that I’m returning to making writing a more daily event outside of either business writing or … Continue reading

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My last Simpsons post for a while… swear to D’Oh!

I promise… this is going to be my last Simpsons post for the foreseeable future. As suddenly as it arrived, the FXX Simpsons marathon came to an end at midnight on Monday. I enjoy the show. I find it clever in … Continue reading

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Jay Lake Challenge Week #13 – Dr. House Meets the Simpsons

The Simpsons Meet Dr. House, M.D. (a rather short play) SCENE: Princeton-Plainsboro Teaching Hospital morgue. Four tables hold four shrouded figures. Situated around the room are DR. GREGORY HOUSE, DR. CHRIS TAUB, DR. CHI PARK, and DR. ERIC FOREMAN. FOREMAN: … Continue reading

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Friday Mail: The Sacred Lodges of the Mysterious Vole

Today’s letter arrived in a brindle-brown envelope. The addressee’s name is obscured–as is often the case with this mis-delivered mail. There is no return address. Merely an animal print of some sort. It reads: Dear Brother or Sister, Welcome and … Continue reading

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Twenty Nuggets of Knowledge Gleaned from the Simpsons Marathon (thus far)

FXX (who has been getting a lot of free advertising lately) has been running a Simpsons marathon—all 552 episodes (and counting). An absurd event which, of course, I highly approve of. I can’t say I’m a rabid Simpsons fan, although … Continue reading

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Jay Lake Challenge Week #12 – In Search of Ira Plato [sic]

In Search of Ira Plato [sic] A Short, Silly, Three-Act Play (more or less)   Dramatis Personae Major “Hump” Hessel (NSA officer in charge of nationwide manhunt) Lieutenant Robert “Rigamarole” Davies (Major Hessel’s aide) Private Ernest “Earnest” Wilde (earnest young … Continue reading

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