occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2014.0831: 2014.08 minutiae
2014.0815: Raihan Kadri, 1977-2014
2014.0808: Melancholia
2014.0805: Drive
2014.0804: L'Apollonide: Memories of the Brothel

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"

lo-fi songs, primarily in the rock and/or roll genre

Most recent update:
"Viral Puncture of the Superior Vena Cava"

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2014.0808: 9 for Pizza Moda in Berkeley
2014.0805: 11 for Benchmark Pizzeria in Kensington
2014.0723: 7 for Hopkins Street Bakery in Berkeley
2014.0721: 13 for La Farine
2014.0706: 19 for Sketch Ice Cream in Berkeley

stuff that didn't fit anywhere above

Most recent updates:
2014.0426: 2014 Lyttle Lytton winners
2013.1028: Genetic drift PHP toy
2013.0423: 2013 Lyttle Lytton winners
2013.0107: Stochastic Planet
2012.0416: 2012 Lyttle Lytton winners

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