Twitter

I realize now why I’ve dropped off of blogging so much. Twitter. Well, that and politics have basically consumed my every waking moment. That impulse to speak my unbidden opinion that I once answered with blog posts has… Read More

Once More Unto The Buffy

Every time I think I’m out, they pull me back in. I spent a fair amount of time as a Buffy The Vampire Slayer obsessive. I watched it religiously when it was originally broadcast and it was the… Read More

Genius Minus One

(Remember, I’m still fighting for my life against the armiesĀ of evil and need your support to make sure America is safe from the future. Go here and pre-order my book to do your part in the fight against… Read More

Kill Them. Kill Them All.

(Before we get started, I’m just going to remind you that I’m locked in a cage match of death over at Inkshares and I need your support to get out of it alive. Go here and pre-order my… Read More

Hope

I came to science fiction through a wall of shelves filled with paperback books in my father’s office. It was like my own personal library. I could just walk in, peruse the exotic looking covers with their abstract… Read More

Blame

Look around at the world today and ask yourself where the pervading sense of ignorance, dystopia and lurking apocalypse comes from. What gives the fear mongers at Fox the ammunition to cow 48 percent of the nation that… Read More

Night Terrors

There were two things from my childhood of TV reruns and Saturday Night Creature Features that were so striking in their visual wrongness that theĀ feeling of icky dread haunts me to this day — and neither thing was… Read More

Black Friday Specials

Yes, Black Friday is coming up and that means waiting in lines, lots of lines. But that’s not the only thing happening over the next six weeks that will land you in downtown boredsville with nothing to do… Read More

Blindspot

Working in the corporate world as I do, I should not be surprised when I see something that reminds me of that all-time famous dish from the kitchen of too many cooks: spaghetti soup ham salad hash. “Hey,… Read More

In Praise of the Binge

I was excited about the reboot of Battlestar Galactica when it first burst upon the scene back in 2004. I’m a big Edward James Olmos fan and the idea of swapping genders for Boomer and Starbuck I thought… Read More