occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2016.0626: Brexit
2016.0621: True Detective (season one)
2016.0616: Marseille (season one)
2016.0612: Heroes Reborn
2016.0602: This Is Not a Game

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:
2016.0612: Radio K #7
2016.0116: Radio K #6
2016.0101: Radio K #5

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2016.0621: 7 for Cafe Attila in San Ramon
2016.0621: 7 for Four Flavors in San Ramon
2016.0610: 8 for El Mono in El Cerrito
2016.0526: 11 for Masala Cuisine in Oakland
2016.0524: 13 for Lotus Cuisine of India in San Rafael

stuff that didn't fit anywhere above

Most recent updates:
2016.0503: 2016 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0422: 2015 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: '70s Mondrian
2014.1207: Annotated list of favorite songs
2014.0426: 2014 Lyttle Lytton winners

contact information
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