literature

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

Do you think he’s rude because he uses his harpoon to reach across the table and stab a beefsteak?

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

“Here I am in my raggedy hat and my… boots with the holes in it, and I can’t afford a frickin’… hamburger!"

Jack Pendarvis’s Moby-Dick

"Hey! Everybody. I’m tellin’ you a story."

Fantasy Critic

By Great Owywiewi's beard, we're doomed!

Happy Birthday Flaubert

You seem like the kind of person who would know in a heartbeat, in real time, whether or not you had been insulted, and to what precise degree.

Me Today Primary category in which blog post is published

Standing in front of the glass my image was reflected back

Emily’s red dress overlaying my jeans and T-shirt, my short neck where her slender one would be.

The Artist is the Art

The artist of special gifts who is also a “hideous man” is a deeply valuable source of information for a society seeking to better itself.

The Center Held Just Fine

Joan Didion, First Lady of Neoliberalism

In my jet-lagged state I make a list of short-term but still unreasonable goals

The laundry takes a while so I start quitting Facebook and Twitter during the spin cycle.