occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2019.0907: Fresh India; Made in India
2019.0901: 2019.08 minutiae
2019.0806: An Anthropologist on Mars; Temple Grandin
2019.0625: Persepolis; Hamlet; Dead Again;
A Short History of Nearly Everything

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: #11 (2018.0809)
Radio K Calen‑deliria: #1 (2017.0911)

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2019.1014: 10 for Pollara in Berkeley
2019.0929: 16 for Bowl'd in Albany
2019.0928: 8 for Taqueria El Castillito in San Francisco
2019.0927: 9 for Ardiana in San Francisco
2019.0925: 7 for Flavia Osteria in Berkeley

stuff that didn't fit anywhere else

Most recent updates:
2019.0715: 2019 Lyttle Lytton winners
2018.0513: 2018 Lyttle Lytton winners
2018.0419: Annotated list of favorite songs
2017.0501: 2017 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: 70s Mondrian

contact information
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