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This is the feed for my blog. I update the blog... occasionally? What's a phrase for "Not Terribly Frequently" that makes me sound busy rather than lazy? "When the mood strikes?", "As time allows?", "Every fortnight?" Hmmm.

I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

Nathan Fillion is a nerd… Sorry, I mean he’s a Geek

Nathan Fillion is a nerd… Sorry, I mean he’s a Geek

Nathan Fillion is on the cover of Geek Magazine this month. I don’t think I need to say more.

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Nerd is the word

Nerd is the word

I found a bunch of action figures from when I was a kid. I’m cleaning them up to let my son play with them. Not the really valuable ones, of course! Not my original Luke Skywalker with retractable lightsaber! Are you nuts? No, no. I’m…

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Random Connection Day

Random Connection Day

Today on my way back from lunch, I saw an older gentleman riding a unicycle through a construction area. They were doing some work on the sidewalk and this guy just glided through their midst, without hesitation. I’ve joked with a number of people recently…

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On the way to Chicago

On the way to Chicago

That, my friends, is a lot of coffee.

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The Corpse Flower is in bloom!

The Corpse Flower is in bloom!

Just a post to let you know the horribly smelly plant is once again in bloom.This one is from the Huntington Library in San Marino, Calif. Doesn’t the Corpse Flower sound really cool? Not like a Petunia or Sun Flower. No, no. This is a…

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The Friday Gazette

The Friday Gazette

I’m making progress, but there’s really nothing new to report today on the writing front. I thought I’d let you all in on some odd news stories you may have missed. Some good advice over at Deadline Dames about the old “Show, don’t tell” thing….

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Man, do I miss the 70's (in a round-about, crazy, not-really way)!

Man, do I miss the 70's (in a round-about, crazy, not-really way)!

I was doing my mandatory community service… er cleaning out some of my boxes of crap when I came across this: Yep, an old-school Battlestar Galactica coloring and activity book, circa 1978. I was amazed at the content of the ‘activity’ book. It ranged from…

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Never attempt a world record on an empty stomach

Never attempt a world record on an empty stomach

So, in Tehran they attempted the world record for the largest sandwich. It was 1,500 meters long, allegedly, and was being stuffed with ostrich meat and chicken. A funny thing happened on the way to measuring it, though. The crowd of over-excited Iranians surged forward…

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Ooo! Carry Me! Carry Me!

Ooo! Carry Me! Carry Me!

Comic book cover art is all about getting the consumer to pick up that issue and buy it. There are tons of great covers out there, but today let’s look at that time-honored tradition of the carry. Usually its a hero or heroine being carried,…

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Art I Dig

Art I Dig

I bought a pretty cool print at a festival recently. The artist is Adam Brouillette. I stupidly haven’t taken a picture of the work I bought and it’s too big to scan. I’ll get to it. Meanwhile, check out some of his work from his…

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