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What Gaming Has Taught Me About Being Mayor

I became mayor of a village in rural Ohio for the same reason I’ve often wound up a game master: no-one else showed interest in the job. Now the specifics, as always, are more nuanced than that but broadly speaking … Continue reading

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The Doom That Came to Santa Fe

It’s not every day that, as an adult, I get to impress my younger self. Last week certainly made up the difference. For those who are unaware, The Jean Cocteau Cinema in Santa Fe which is owned by George RR … Continue reading

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HP Lovecraft Film Festival – San Pedro

The most merciful thing in the world, I think, is the inability of the human mind to comprehend just how exhausted one will be after a convention. However, now is that particular, fleeting window of time when one’s mind is … Continue reading

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Geography Lessons

For the better part of the last decade, I have been referring to myself as a Geographical Anglican as a tongue in cheek jab at how I’ve been attending Anglican churches that entire time but still have never completely drunk … Continue reading

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On Portraying a White Supremacist

In a letter to Natalie Wooley in 1934 talking about violence in the southern United States that claimed the lives of thousandsĀ of black Americans during his life, HP Lovecraft defendedĀ “extra-legal measures such as lynching and intimidation” because “anything is better … Continue reading

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What D&D Has Taught Me About Parenting

  My brief stint as a parent has taught me that it is equal parts con artist and stage magician. It’s a constant mental game where you convince this strange, alien intellect that you are the boss and if they … Continue reading

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My Time at CthulhuCon – A Graduation

  Facebook is peppered with the post-convention reports from CthulhuCon in Portland and I figured I might as well add my own thoughts to the mix for thems as may find it interesting. Folks might also remember our Con episode … Continue reading

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Well This Happened

Hey there Amanda, what you got th… Uh oh. Honey, just back away okay? That’s Daddy’s experiment. No no no!!! Umm… Hey! Get out of there! Not for babies! No! Bad baby! Get back here! Gah! Stop crawling away! Don’t … Continue reading

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Humans are SUPERIOR!

Ok, people. The Farscape blog is back! But please don’t make me review “Taking the Stone” and “Visitas Mortis.” Or “Picture if you Will” for that matter. Ok, also, “Dream a Little Dream.” Ain’t nobody got time for that. So, … Continue reading

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“This is John Crichton … Somewhere in the Universe”

There’s a lot that used to annoy me about Lost, not the least of which was its issue with pacing. You’d spend 90% of the season face-palming while characters refused to answer one another’s questions for no reason other than, … Continue reading

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