Yearly Archives: 2013

2013 in Review

The year 2013 has been quite a year, for several reasons. But before we get to that, here’s the annual list-a-polooza. Books I’ve Read Wil Wheaton — Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond the Starship Enterprise (2013-12-13—2013-12-17) Clockwork Phoenix 4 (edited by Mike Allen) (2013-11-06—2013-12-12) Buffi… Read more »

First Lines: Just a Geek

Once upon a time, Wil Wheaton was best known for having been an actor. You know, the one who played that kid in Stand By Me or that kid Wesley Crusher in Star Trek: The Next Generation. In his autobiography Just a Geek: Unflinchingly honest tales of the search for life, love, and fulfillment beyond… Read more »

First Lines: Clockwork Phoenix 4

Don’t ask me why, but I helped Kickstarting Clockwork Phoenix 4, the fourth in a series of anthologies that showcase offbeat, interstitial, groundbreaking short stories and novelettes, that tell a story that must be strikingly original both in the tale itself and how it’s told. Shira Lipkin’s “Happy Hour at The Tooth and Claw” was… Read more »

Seen Live: Hanson

A guilty pleasure can be defined as something, such as a film, television programme, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard. I despise the term. As if you ought to be ashamed of liking something others don’t appreciate the same way. Fuck that. If… Read more »

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Seen Live: Club Gigant

When I saw that a balladeer was about to embark on a small tour to try out new songs, I quickly ordered a ticket for the most convenient gig, being a friday night in Apeldoorn. Then, life happened. Or, more accurately, events I hadn’t anticipated followed each other a tiny bit faster than I anticipated…. Read more »