occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2015.0630: 2015.06 minutiae
2015.0628: Warren Harding
2015.0616: Zero Dark Thirty and more
2015.0605: Racing the Beam
2015.0601: The World Today

interactive fiction
stories in which you get to participate

Endless, Nameless: a.k.a. "what I did in 2012"
Narcolepsy: Xyzzy for Best Writing, 2003
Varicellafour Xyzzies, including Best Game of 1999
Photopia: 1st place, IF Comp 1998
...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:
2015.0427: Radio K #1-2

…plus some songs, primarily in the rock and/or roll genre

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2015.0701: 7 for Canasta Kitchen
2015.0701: 5 for the Chairman
2015.0627: 12 for Kobani in Berkeley
2015.0609: 13 for Bangkok Thai Cuisine in Berkeley
2015.0528: 12 for High Peaks Kitchen in Oakland

stuff that didn't fit anywhere above

Most recent updates:
2015.0422: 2015 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: '70s Mondrian
2014.1207: Annotated list of favorite songs
2014.0426: 2014 Lyttle Lytton winners
2013.1028: Genetic drift PHP toy

contact information
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