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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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Friday Mail: The Richard Branson answers students’ questions

This week’s mis-delivered mail is a bit of a puzzler. It comes on airmail stationery, but the addresses are obscured by dozens of foreign stamps ranging from Tanganyika to Macedonia. The author of the letter claims to be the Richard … Continue reading

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