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Well, that totally failed to look like freakin’ Tron.

It’s official.  Those Solar Freakin’ Roadways that so many people out there spent so much money to support do not work. This isn’t a case of an experiment that failed. This isn’t a case of someone taking a chance on … Continue reading

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The Case For Gender Segregated Bathrooms

Recently I have seen a fair amount of content regarding the laws passed in a couple of states that will permit business owners to use their own judgement in the designation of restrooms rather than forcing all bathrooms to designated … Continue reading

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Venus And Mars Are All Right Tonight

I have been thinking a lot lately about themes in Science Fiction and the difference between exploring a theme and proselytizing.  The line isn’t a clear one, and I suspect we all draw it in a slightly different place. To … Continue reading

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Goodbye Internet

I try to stay away from politics in this blog, but it occurs to me that if I don’t say something now I may not get the chance to say it later, and I want to have this on record. … Continue reading

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Bad Female Characters

Recently a friend on Facebook asked for opinions of the rumored reboot of Ghostbusters which is supposed to feature a female cast. My answer ended up growing too long for a Facebook reply, but I have been thinking about the … Continue reading

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Rerun: The National Endowment For Plumbing

[Originally published on 25 August, 2012] knock, knock “Hello?” “Hello. I am from the National Endowment For Plumbing, and I’ve got an invoice for two faucets here.” “I didn’t order any faucets.” “You don’t have to—the Federal government ordered them … Continue reading

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Meanwhile, in East Berlin

I almost forgot–my co-author Jessika O’Sullivan has posted the first two chapters of Eisenstrasse on her blog.  Go and check it out–it is a lot different than my usual work.  Historical fiction with 3d person multiple POV’s. Chapter One and Chapter … Continue reading

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