occasional essays on various topics

Recent updates:
2021.0430: 2021.04 minutiae
2021.0331: Flavor; 9 to 5; Starman
2021.0208: Ant-Man
2021.0124: Daredevil
2020.1223: Severance

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

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:
2021.0422: 11 for Southie Tacos in Oakland
2021.0412: 11 for Saul’s in Berkeley
2021.0411: 10 for Gusto Pinsa Romana in San Francisco
2021.0405: 14 for Shangri-La Buddha in Albany
2021.0403: 10 for Long Bridge Pizza Co. in San Francisco

stuff that didn’t fit anywhere else

Most recent updates:
2020.0629: 2020 Lyttle Lytton winners
2020.0124: Annotated list of favorite songs
2019.0715: 2019 Lyttle Lytton winners
2018.0513: 2018 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: ’70s Mondrian

contact information
should you want to email me for some reason
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