• Review Roundup

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    Here are some of the articles you might have missed that I think turned out pretty well: My article Tinker Bell is Really a Succubus It’s not just retelling fairy tales, Greek myths, and even historical

  • Spaghetti Salad

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    I’m not normally a fan of experiments that I make myself from scratch. I have always been a better editor than a creative, and that extends to cooking. I can take a recipe, make

Nov 1


This year, one of my New Year’s resolutions was to participate in the National Novel Writing Month. It’s a marathon of sorts, where a group of crazies writes 50,000 words in a month.

Oct 16

Feeling Lucky

I’ve been reading this fascinating book about luck lately, and the key thesis is that people aren’t lucky or unlucky. Rather, each group exhibits certain behaviors that increases or decreases their opportunities for positive,

Sep 18


A short time ago, Mother Jones published a fundraising speech by Mitt Romney where he disparaged 47% of Americans by implying that they are freeloaders. After the video, my news feeds were blowing up

Sep 13


Sep 10

New York Boys

The text messaging went on forever, and I hoped that we could just talk, which is unlike me. When someone who hates phone conversations just wants to get the thing straightened out, then you

Aug 31

Since Carter/Reagan

While people were watching the Olympics and cheering their team on to the gold and silver, I was quiet in anticipation of my own favorite Games. The story goes that as early as 1980,