occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2016.0518: A Naked Singularity
2016.0430: 2016.04 minutiae
2016.0415: The Postmortal
2016.0406: Herbert Hoover
2016.0331: 2016.03 minutiae

interactive fiction
stories in which you get to participate

Endless, Nameless: a.k.a. "what I did in 2012"
Narcolepsy: Xyzzy for Best Writing
Varicella: four Xyzzies, including Best Game
Photopia: voted best IF of all time (2015 poll)
...and several more

conventional prose
stuff you can read without entering commands

my novel, Ready, Okay!
the ever-popular Wikipedia Brown, Boy Detective
a ton of juvenilia
...and various odds and ends

now playing: Evil Creatures

Most recent updates:
2014.07: part ten: "Thickly Settled"
2014.03: part nine: "More Than Meets the Eye II"
2012.08: part eight: "Fortune Teller"
2012.05: part seven: "Explosions"
2011.09: part six: "Room Service"

new adventures in lo-fi

Most recent updates:
2016.0116: Radio K #6
2016.0101: Radio K #5
2015.1021: Radio K #4

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2016.0519: 8 for Valenti & Co. in San Anselmo
2016.0507: 8 for Guacamole 61 in Berkeley
2016.0505: 14 for Lotus Chaat & Spices in San Rafael
2016.0501: 10 for Bill's Cafe
2016.0429: 14 for Swaad in San Jose

stuff that didn't fit anywhere above

Most recent updates:
2016.0503: 2016 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0422: 2015 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: '70s Mondrian
2014.1207: Annotated list of favorite songs
2014.0426: 2014 Lyttle Lytton winners

contact information
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