occasional essays on various topics

Recent updates:
2022.1124: Black Panther
2022.1029: The Florida Project
2022.1010: A Visit from the Goon Squad
2022.0930: 2022.09 minutiae
2022.0831: Mikhail Gorbachev, 1931–2022

interactive fiction
stories in which you get to participate

Endless, Nameless: my IF magnum opus
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 #3 (2021.1027)

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2022.1202: 16  H & J’s Restaurant (El Cerrito)
2022.1103: 13  State Flour Pizza Company (Berkeley)
2022.1031: 14  Kasbah Moroccan Cafe (Portland)
2022.1030: 11  Mole Mole (Portland)
2022.1030: 0  Little Big Burger

stuff that didn’t fit anywhere else

Most recent updates:
2022.0628: 2022 Lyttle Lytton winners
2021.0930: Annotated list of favorite songs
2021.0629: 2021 Lyttle Lytton winners
2020.0629: 2020 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: ’70s Mondrian

contact information
should you want to email me for some reason
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