occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2016.1128: Election logorrhea
2016.1108: The Big Money
2016.1105: Ender's Game
2016.1031: 2016.10 minutiae
2016.1028: Permutation City

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:
2016.1201: 4 for Jougert Bar in Burlingame
2016.1201: 8 for Rasa in Burlingame
2016.1130: 8 for Zaytoon in Albany
2016.1129: 6 for North India in San Francisco
2016.1116: 13 for El Manantial in Oakland

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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