Give Money to People Who Don’t Hate You

Friend of the blog Jesse White has an exciting new project kicking off tomorrow. DeusVult, a comic that harkens back to the days when comic book companies didn’t hate you, drops onto IndieGoGo.  With tiers for hand-inked pages with several panels on them, as well as full-splash page art, which will sell...

The Two Kinds of Twitter D&D

Here is a handy scientific reference chart, to help you track which one you encounter in the wild:...

Baby’s First Long Form Fiction

Writing terrible screenplays taught me how to write incredible novels. The kind of boilerplate, structure-heavy, paint-by-numbers writing advice powered me through the first quarter of a million (unread and unpublished) words of writing. Screenplays are blueprints. They must be written for a lot of different audiences – everybody but...

Modernist D&D

For those new to the site, “Modernist” is not a compliment.  Every new D&D book that hits the stores looks like this to me: Hence my retreat into the world of miniature wargaming.  If you build your own, they can’t take it from you....

True Detective: Season Two – Better Than They Say

The much maligned second season of True Detective (SPOILER ALERT) makes for better watching than you’ve probably heard.  The critics and the masses loved the first season and demanded more of the same, but different.  They got it, and complained heavily about a sophomore slump.  While it is true...

This Meme is a Keeper

We all know it’s coming. A fake story to cover the fake death of a fake president. Who you got? This is a joke – a very dark one.  But if you know of an actual betting site taking odds, let me know, would you?  ...

An Interesting People

Apparently, I am one of them. Who knew? Alexander Hellene, a fine author in his own right knew. He wrestled me to the ground and wrung some deeply introspective thoughts out of me. There are multiple blog posts worth of content here, content that needed his probing and incisive...

Coming Around

Beware the social media influencers, those degenerates who want to lead you down dark alleys.  They might just lead you down into a Carcosa of light. So yeah, maybe it’s just the man’s brash mellowness, and maybe I’m only just now become aware enough of the transcendental nature of...

A Bit of “That Guy”

At the risk of Monday Morning Q-terbacking: Whatever this was, it figured the Deep State in D.C. was worth fighting to preserve muh Constitution, but it figured the entire Catholic Church had to be destroyed to do away with the Lavendar Mafia. It was never a men of good...