occasional essays on various topics

Recent updates:
2020.0402: Visitor recommendations poll
2020.0330: And Then There Were None; Clue
2020.0325: Silicon Valley
2020.0131: 2020.01 minutiae
2020.0124: Poppy @ the Great American Music Hall, SF

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:
Radio K Ask/Tell: #11 (2018.0809)
Radio K Calen‑deliria: #2 (2019.1211)

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2020.0404: 14 for Breakfast Little in San Francisco
2020.0303: 12 for Maya Halal Taqueria in Oakland
2020.0215: 6 for Plain Jane in San Francisco
2020.0208: 15 for Bon Appe Tikka in San Francisco
2020.0201: 5 for Anthony's Cookies in San Francisco

stuff that didn't fit anywhere else

Most recent updates:
2020.0124: Annotated list of favorite songs
2019.0715: 2019 Lyttle Lytton winners
2018.0513: 2018 Lyttle Lytton winners
2017.0501: 2017 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: 70s Mondrian

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