January 17, 2018

Breaking the fourth wall. Everybody knows what that means, right? Typically it’s used to describe film because you’re filming in a box with only three sides. The fourth side is the camera. Actors don’t usually look directly into the camera, and you wouldn’t want them t...

January 4, 2018

It’s a new year and apparently also the start of an Ice Age.

Mother Nature is rapidly burying the Northeast in snow and ice, and I fear the only logical next step is to build an ice wall the likes of which George R.R. Martin has never dreamed. If it comes with someone w...

November 15, 2017

I’m going to come right out and tell you if you’re looking for a regularly scheduled blog, I am (currently) not the person to give that to you. Does that seem fair?

I don’t know what the big deal is. I just have to come here at least once a month and say whatever I feel...

August 8, 2017

Here's something I've already learned about blogging: I'm not very consistent about it. You may have noticed.

Part of the reason is that I am currently losing a battle with a summer cold which has stolen most of my sleep, my oxygen, and my hearing. It is disgusting, but...

July 12, 2017

A lot of people, especially “kids these days,” will tell you that spelling and grammar aren’t important or useful in today’s world. Like, srsly, doesn’t ur word program totes do all that 4 u?

Do word processing programs contain useful features that can catch the odd typ...

July 1, 2017

I have a confession to make: I don’t really like blogs. I don’t subscribe to any, and I do not read any on anything resembling a regular basis. So here I am, doing…what? Being a hypocrite, perhaps. I desperately hope that’s not how this turns out, but I guess we’ll see...

June 27, 2017

I've placed a downloadable version of this Editorial Agreement in a couple of places on my homepage, but if you'd like to read it without downloading it, here you go. This version is a case-by-case agreement: one job for a certain amount of time and money, and the cont...

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