A little sore but not at all sorryI finished my black belt grading last night after long months of assessment, two years of disruption (thanks, Miss Rona), and many years of trai…
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Reality was the winner.I used to enjoy trolling people who loved soccer, but then I realised I was being a gigantic fuckwit. I still don’t like the game. But so what? …
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End times monster goldfishI don’t know why, but this abomination disturbs me deeply. It simply should not be.
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Black Tide Rising story. A little taster.I’ve been working on the follow-up to the Caitlin Monroe piece I sent out last week. I can’t give away much of it, because it’s yet to be publis…
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Who Said It: Elon Musk or Mr. Burns?I did surprisingly poorly on this test at The New Republic. Thought I’d nailed it too. A bit like Elon, I suppose.
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A magical time of year… for spending ridiculous amounts of money on dizzyingly useless crap. Yes, It’s Black Friday Sale season and my email inbox is chock o’ block w…
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Muffin disappointment.Bakery treats are my weakness. We all know this. I can easily inhale my own body weight in donuts and pastries, even as my body weight grows eno…
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Finally! The end of the end of the worldJust a quick note to let everyone know that American Kill Switch, the last book in the Zero Day Code trilogy, escaped from Audible jail and is a…
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Tulsa King is good.I caught the first episode of Tulsa King last night, Stallone’s new series on Panorama+ and it was great. I was expecting it to be good because …
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Infographic of very rude compound word use on reddit.This is useful, educational and amusing. The trifecta. Rude compound words graphed by frequency of use on Reddit. There are some quite delightfu…
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IT’S DECORATIVE GOURD SEASON, MOTHERFUCKERS.I don’t know why this amuses me so much. It’s not even autumn here. But it does. One from the vault at McSweeney’s. I don’t know about you, but …
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The quail ladyMy daughter moved into her first sharehouse this year, and every now and then, she brings home a story that reminds me how glad I am not to live…
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