occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2017.1204: In the Night Garden; The Grand Budapest Hotel
2017.1130: 2017.11 minutiae
2017.1130: The Grapes of Wrath
2017.1112: Five more cookbooks
2017.1022: Sparks @ the Chapel, San Francisco

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: #1 (2017.0911)

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2017.1202: 10 for El Molino Central in Boyes Hot Springs
2017.1126: 8 for Nachoria in Burlingame
2017.1112: 10 for Rise Pizzeria in Burlingame
2017.1108: 8 for Taqueria Davis in Davis
2017.1106: 3 for Squeeeze in Albany

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

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