Amazing how one can become consumed in a project. For the past week or so, I’ve had this compulsion to write little, mini stories of the fictional variety. During that time, words just flowed. I’d go out to breakfast and a dozen thoughts would come to me…
(A draft of yet another of my short stories)
No Use of Standard Compression Algorithms
Lowest Bit Rate Possible
Pared Down for Low Intelligence
Dear Human of Earth in Your Year 2020 C.E.
Let me first assure you that…
(A draft of another of my short stories)
Popular late-night TV host Emcee Em recently interviewed God. A transcript of the interview follows:
E: Welcome, sir. I cannot tell you what an honor it is to have you on the show.
G: Thank you, Emcee. This is a…
In The Silence of Animals, John Gray notes:
For Freud the pursuit of happiness is a distraction from living. It would be better to aim for something different – a type of life in which you do not need a fantasy of satisfaction in order to find being human…
Avril Origami was not unhappy being the director of bioengineering at Berg Biophysics. True, she had grown wary of constant administrative hassles without the excitement of discovery that can come with managing just one project. But, for a young woman…
Yes, Jesus Loves Me. Not You. Me. Just Me.
Seriously, I hope you enjoy my arrangement of the old spiritual, Jesus Loves Me:
Thanks to a promotional offer on my new book, I Know You’re Dead But I Still Worry About You, you can get the book free during May 28 (starting around Midnight Pacific) through May 30 (ending right before Midnight Pacific).
Is that cool or what? Well, of…
Chock full of spoilers, but absolutely hilarious!
In 2005, three years before his tragic death, David Foster Wallace gave the commencement speech at Kenyon College. Entitled This Is Water, it has become one of the most famous speeches ever.
It is published in its entirety in the Wall Street Journal(link…
A fascinating writeup on a fascinating and inspiring man and company (Reed Hastings and Netflix)
Sounds like a neat, no nonsense publishing platform. So why not just use Tumblr, I wonder? Not being a smartass, I just wonder why not. Maybe a problem with importing? (The reason I haven’t moved my old blog to it)