Happy Halloween

| October 30, 2009

The Japanese are strange

| October 29, 2009

Only one thing sadder than lame corprate attempts to be hip

| October 28, 2009

It’s when the corporate stuffed shirts suddenly figure out what “hip” entails and backpedal like crazy. Short version: Microsoft attempts a advertising coup by sponsoring a sellout very special episode of Family Guy, then someone at Microsoft watches the episode, are they are shocked at the presence of (gasp) risque and off-color humor. Perhaps someone […]

Random thought about suspension of disbelief

| October 27, 2009

I think the general audience for fiction, judging by current pop culture, is developing a more resilient suspension of disbelief. This occurred to me as I watched the last episode of Flashforward.  Now several years ago, a series like that would place the universe changing event at some (probably indeterminate) point in the future.  Major […]

Pumkins are cool

| October 26, 2009

And it’s not just liberal Hollywood types and ACORN supporters

| October 26, 2009

Apparently the GOP felt is was behind the curve when it came to the rape-apologist bandwagon.  Hell, if I parse this right, the amendment that these 30 asinine twits voted against wouldn’t make it illegal for a company to make a contract saying you can’t sue if their employees gang-rape you, it just said that […]

Truffle Update

| October 23, 2009

The Lab is showing marked improvement in her mobility.  She’s still unable to stand on her own, but she can push the Trufflemobile around now without assistance (she still needs to be bribed with treats, but that’s different.) and last session at the pool she wasn’t having any of that stupid “taking a break” stuff, […]

Parmatown Pics

| October 22, 2009

Here are some pics from the Parmatown event last weekend: Here I am channeling Khrushchev. Here’s Casey Daniels: Talking people into buying my books: Linda Robertson:

My cover can kick your cover’s ass

| October 21, 2009

I like this even better than the cover for Wolfbreed.  Though in both cases I think the cover captures the spirit of the protagonist.

Animations to freak you out.

| October 20, 2009

Something about animation can be fundamentally creepy. Thanks to Weird Universe.