The Teletubbies shall know my wrath. Hello Presumed-Humans-- I was nominated for the Sunshine Blogger Award! Oh boy, evidently I have received this nomination twice, from both G.E. Edward Smith of at A Writer's Existence and Jennifer Mugrage at Out of Babel. Thanks to both of you! Since I am trying to do NanoWrimo this … Continue reading Jennifer Asks: What Kind of Non-Fiction Are You Most Likely to Read?
See that kid in the middle? Don't do that. You will get rope burn. [POETRY UNAVAILABLE] This is an extremely lazy, pre-scheduled post with bad art because my department is undergoing an internal audit and I am currently being grilled by my corporate overlords. So, enjoy these poorly drawn children playing on nooses. Or better … Continue reading INKTOBER 2019: Day 9. Swing
I have organized certain tendencies about how people engage with stories into 5 different categories, Analytical, Immersive, Psychological, Logical, and Spectacular. These categories are meant to convey a hierarchy of values—none of them are mutually exclusive. If you are applying this to your own reading habits, you’ll probably notice that there is some overlap. Also, … Continue reading 5 Ways Readers Approach Stories Part I. Suspended Disbelief
[Content Warning: Adult Language, Sacrilegious Burrito, Pig Latin, Questionable Grammar] Am I asleep? Am I awake? Why did I stay up so late? STARE AT THE SCREEN. STARE AT THE SCREEN. STARE AT THE SCREEN. Click. Click. Fuck. Fuck it. Fuck. What? Am I asleep? Am I awake? Why did I stay up so late? … Continue reading WTF Wednesday Presents: I Don’t Even Know What This Is
I have this theory that the increase of bad luck on Friday the Thirteenth acts along entropic principles in reverse so that when luck decreases on the whole system it increases in a closed system, meaning that somebody, somewhere has to be really, really lucky on Friday the Thirteenth. I’m postulating that it is as … Continue reading My Theory About Friday the Thirteenth
Hey, I hope you’re all enjoying the long weekend (if you’re in the US). In honor of Labor Day, I would like to share one of my favorite work mishaps. There have been a few doozies across my many, many, odd jobs over the years—from chasing out a family of groundhogs that had made a … Continue reading An Early Merry Christmas Just in Time for Labor Day
The Guillotine's Tune C’mon, fly with me and let it all hang loose We’ll tap and sway on the tips of our shoes-- Just swinging to the rhythm of the hangman’s blues. Hand in hand, and we’ll skip down there-- And we’ll shimmy and shake with live-wire flare Just snapping to the beat of the … Continue reading Wicked Wednesday Presents: