Last night, I got an envelope from Hoboken, New Jersey. It was not the envelope I expected. Hoboken is home to The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction. I’d submitted a short story entitled “Oh Give Me A Home” back in September, and I’d included a self-adressed, stamped envelope, as […]
One last election post: no matter who wins, we will still never be rid of the recurring problems of Political Attention Addicts. In two years, the Half-Term Halfwit, the Semi-Sentient Hairpiece and That Bloated Adulterous Pustule will be back, trying to get another fix of the spotlight. We can’t vote […]
Food always brings me back. If I’m having a slice from Grey Block Pizza, I remember the first time I ate there, back when it was Abbot’s. I was taking accounting at SMC, right across the street, and I’d leave work early enough so I could park, take the shuttle, […]
Wayne Brock, Chief Scout Executive The National Boy Scouts of America Foundation 1325 W. Walnut Hill Lane Irving, Texas 75015-2079 Dear Mr. Brock- I am an Eagle Scout. Whenever someone would ask me if I’d been a Boy Scout, I’d smile and say that. I am an Eagle Scout. Never […]
Twenty years ago, if you’d told me that I would get a cease and desist letter from a neighborhood group I’d just joined, and that Mike Houston would be the attorney who fought it on my behalf, I would have laughed. A lot. This is not a slight against Mike. […]
Courtesy of the Keep Calm-o-matic.
So. I met Brad Beaulieu two years ago at Starry Heaven, and I was lucky to get him and Bill Shunn as my two readers. There were brutal in the best way possible, and I will have a better book for it (though I’m not sure the scars will ever […]