My jeans are encrusted with Alcatraz dust, from crawling around taking reference photos in the “Closed for your safety” sections. Eventually I will explain. Here is an example: And I got to see sdn and meet literaticat and soon I … Keep reading
A review by Terry Castle of Elsie de Wolfe’s The House in Good Taste makes me nod my head vigorously. I’m not quite as obsessed as Ms. Castle confesses to being, but certainly I’ll cop to owning a fair number … Keep reading
You should read Mark Jude Poirier‘s book Modern Ranch Living. It is funny and mean and also sad, and involves, among other things: a girl with idiosyncratic grammar who is obsessed with fitness (but in a weightlifting, running, and swimming … Keep reading
Those of you who play videogames and/or online games, what’s your favorite? And why?
…some people might find it creepy that among the books I bought at an estate sale today was The Hour of Our Death, by Philippe Ariès, “a landmark history of Western Man’s changing attitudes toward death — and thus his … Keep reading
On writerly self-promotion. *Actually, way more than two, if you read the comments on the first link. Actually, this post was mostly an excuse to link to that second site. Because I was a Medieval Studies major. Not that the … Keep reading
So tonight I’m kinda low-energy, and I thought, hey, I know a mindless task. I’ll go through the CD notebooks and start ripping everything to iTunes. And I open the first notebook, contemplate my musical taste circa 1995, and realize, … Keep reading
Boxing? Way harder than trapeze. Further bulletins as events warrant.
It was great to see folks at the show Saturday! On Sunday, as is my tradition at comic conventions, I abandoned our table to wander the city. I bought music: Lost and Safe, The Books (sound collage-y, mellow) Lovekraft, Super … Keep reading