True Detective

So look.  Everybody and their grandmother is talking about HBO’s True Detective; which, having aired its final episode tonight, has firmly cemented itself as a work of television perfection.  But […]

A Father's Gift

About a week ago, I took a trip to New Hampshire, to climb Mount Washington for the eighth or ninth time in my life.  It’s a yearly ritual for my family, […]

Is Coffee Bad For You?

Sometimes I read a story in the news and it’s so purposefully misleading it makes me foam at the mouth.

Crittertown

Here’s a snippet from the new novel.  Enjoy!  Bear in mind that this is hot off the presses, totally unedited, and will likely change substantially before publication. I’m aping AA […]

Starting to get more visitors to the blog, and with this Phil Fish thing, I find myself thinking more and more about creator-audience interaction.  Here are my publicly-stated GROUND RULES […]

Solo animators, indie filmmakers, and all-around unnaturally-talented badasses M Dot Strange and Jimmy Screamerclauz invited me onto their podcast, Forever Alone Filmmaking! Come listen to us ramble about copyright, self-marketing, […]

Today, a critic I like released his first book: a combination autobiography and a critical analysis of Super Mario Bros. 3.  It’s an excellent piece of work that shows seriously-polished […]

Xbox: Stand Alone Complex

So everybody and their grandma is talking about the “Xbox 180”: Microsoft’s complete about-face and their decision to take back everything they said about the Xbox One’s online policies, intrusive […]

Yep, it’s yet another post about videogames. I’ve had a notion kicking around my head lately that I haven’t really seen given a name or discussed anywhere else.  Playing Undead […]