Assumptions

It’s Always Been Awful Under the Boot: On the Fatigue of Everyday Horror

Posted by on Feb 11, 2015

In May of 1921, a group of vigilantes burned down a wealthy community in Tulsa, Oklahoma over the course of about 16 hours. More than 800 people were admitted to local hospitals and...

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The F Word

The Revolution of Self-Righteous Dickery  will Not Be Moderated

Posted by on Jun 9, 2015

DISCLAIMER: (a la Wendig) THE IS MY PERSONAL FUCKING BLOG I read once that the real cost of racism was in keeping folks affected by same from doing their work. This works for stuff...

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The Writing Life

The Future of Work is Here – and It Sucks

Posted by on Aug 5, 2015

I woke up this morning and read this essay “Why Your Rent is so High and Your Pay is So Low” and nodded and sighed as I read it. It blows away a lot of assumptions held by older...

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Bookery

To Blurb or Not to Blurb: My Book Reading & Rec Policy

Posted by on Aug 31, 2015

Sometime in the last year, the number of requests I’ve gotten to blurb or simply early-read books has gone up tremendously. For folks who can read a book in a three or four hour...

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Books You Should Be Reading

Books You Should Be Reading

Aug 31, 2015

THE FIFTH SEASON In a land where geological apocalypses recur every 100-300 years, one society has survived by enslaving the planet’s geomancers to try and prevent apocalyptic events from disrupting their lavish society. Get ready for a ruthless, pulls-no-punches exploration of slavery, madness, and betrayal told with some very clever narrative tricks that...

To Blurb or Not to Blurb: My Book Reading & Rec Policy

To Blurb or Not to Blurb: My Book Reading & Rec Policy

Aug 31, 2015

Sometime in the last year, the number of requests I’ve gotten to blurb or simply early-read books has gone up tremendously. For folks who can read a book in a three or four hour stretch, this may not be a big deal, but unless I’m in the midst of a gripping made-for-me book, it takes me a long time to finish things (and even then, bare minimum, it takes me...

The Future of Work is Here – and It Sucks

The Future of Work is Here – and It Sucks

Aug 5, 2015

I woke up this morning and read this essay “Why Your Rent is so High and Your Pay is So Low” and nodded and sighed as I read it. It blows away a lot of assumptions held by older people in particular about “kids today” and “how they don’t work hard enough.” The joke I saw on Twitter summed up this position perfectly: Baby Boomer: “In my day I...

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