occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2017.0731: 2017.07 minutiae
2017.0729: The Fifth Head of Cerberus
2017.0709: The Deer Hunter
2017.0704: Franklin Roosevelt, part one
2017.0630: Taxi Driver

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: #10 (2017.0723)
Radio K Calen-deliria: coming soon

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2017.0803: 14 for La Châtaigne in Lafayette
2017.0730: 13 for Abyssinia Restaurant in Sacramento
2017.0722: 11 for Fresh Medi in Sacramento
2017.0720: 9 for Chando's Tacos in Sacramento
2017.0708: 8 for Rainbow Donuts in Berkeley

stuff that didn't fit anywhere above

Most recent updates:
2017.0501: 2017 Lyttle Lytton winners
2016.0503: 2016 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0422: 2015 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: '70s Mondrian
2014.1207: Annotated list of favorite songs

contact information
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