Momentous Monday: Welcome, Peter Bean

It’s a very special and, well, momentous Monday for a couple of reasons. First, I’m very excited to announce that today is the launch of what I hope will be many guest bloggers here, and my first guest is Peter Bean, who is a truly amazing human — the kind of person I really admire … Continue reading “Momentous Monday: Welcome, Peter Bean”

Monday chills and thrills: “Within” with Peter Bean

Last Thursday was personally momentous for me because I finished the first draft of The Rêves, which I’ve been serializing here, and am very happy with how it turned out. Fifty-eight chapters, nearly 150,000 words, and an incredibly diverse cast of characters. I like to describe it as “Magical realism meets hard SciFi with a … Continue reading “Monday chills and thrills: “Within” with Peter Bean”

Wednesday Wonders: Chance Encounter

Last weekend, I attended the engagement party for someone who may be familiar to my regular readers: Peter Bean. It almost didn’t happen, and it actually took a gigantic and improbable coincidence to make it happen. There were a few factors making me reluctant to go. First off, it was a long schlep — only … Continue reading “Wednesday Wonders: Chance Encounter”

Friday Free-for-All #66: Invention, app, legal, historic

Here’s the next in an ongoing series in which I answer random questions generated by a website. Here are this week’s questions. Feel free to give your own answers or ask your own questions in the comments. What was the best invention of the last 50 years? First of all, it’s really bizarre to realize … Continue reading “Friday Free-for-All #66: Invention, app, legal, historic”

Theatre Thursday: It takes character

As the 2020-21 season has become “The Years without Theatre,” it’s still important to remember that the show must — and will — go on. While neither I nor any of my friends are currently performing live, we’ve found ways to do it virtually, usually via Zoom. For the thirteen months, I’ve been doing improv … Continue reading “Theatre Thursday: It takes character”

Sunday nibble #45

Keep in mind that I try to keep my post-writing a week or two ahead of the dates they go live, so for all I know everything could have gone downhill in the past week, given events from last weekend, which is when I’m writing this. The Sunday Nibble is back from hiatus, which began … Continue reading “Sunday nibble #45”

Sunday Nibble #44: A short guide to knowing your shit #8

I originally wrote these pieces for my friend Peter’s website, TheFlushed.com, back when they had been planning to expand their editorial content. However, the actual shitshow that 2020 turned into intervened, and we sort of forgot about it. Until now! Here, at least, you can read all about the anal emanations you’re likely to encounter … Continue reading “Sunday Nibble #44: A short guide to knowing your shit #8”

Sunday Nibble #43: A short guide to knowing your shit #7

I originally wrote these pieces for my friend Peter’s website, TheFlushed.com, back when they had been planning to expand their editorial content. However, the actual shitshow that 2020 turned into intervened, and we sort of forgot about it. Until now! Here, at least, you can read all about the anal emanations you’re likely to encounter … Continue reading “Sunday Nibble #43: A short guide to knowing your shit #7”

Sunday Nibble #42: A short guide to knowing your shit #6

I originally wrote these pieces for my friend Peter’s website, TheFlushed.com, back when they had been planning to expand their editorial content. However, the actual shitshow that 2020 turned into intervened, and we sort of forgot about it. Until now! Here, at least, you can read all about the anal emanations you’re likely to encounter … Continue reading “Sunday Nibble #42: A short guide to knowing your shit #6”

Sunday Nibble #41: A short guide to knowing your shit #5

I originally wrote these pieces for my friend Peter’s website, TheFlushed.com, back when they had been planning to expand their editorial content. However, the actual shitshow that 2020 turned into intervened, and we sort of forgot about it. Until now! Here, at least, you can read all about the anal emanations you’re likely to encounter … Continue reading “Sunday Nibble #41: A short guide to knowing your shit #5”