Monthly Archives: January 2013

Pointless controversy: Super Bowl XXXI had the best halftime show ever

The Super Bowl, hereafter spelled Superbowl because I’m lazy and I also think that’s the way it should be spelled anyway, has had an alarming number of truly terrible halftime shows. Looking through the history of them on Wikipedia is … Continue reading

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Omniscience and the explorer

Apologies in advance for another writing post. Variety eludes me lately, but at least I’m hitting a variety of subtopics. No doubt a good rant will be in the offing soon enough. The other day I was asking about genres, … Continue reading

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Ugh

I got a flu shot three hours ago. The fact that my arm is aching doesn’t surprise me. For fatigue to hit this fast, though, that was a surprise. It’s not far off what an actual flu onset feels like. … Continue reading

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In search of a genre

I knew going into this that The Affix was going to be tough to pigeon-hole into a genre. Now that I’m so near publication, I need to settle that question. Novels are categorized in all online platforms, as they are … Continue reading

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Without a net

I’ve been using battery backups for my computer for more than a decade now. It’s nice to have the security of knowing that if you’re working on something when the power goes out, you can quickly respond and shut things … Continue reading

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Try not to get sick

I’m getting a flu shot this year, because the flu season is said to be very bad this time around. I’m getting it a week later than I had planned, because the moron at the Wegmans pharmacy who told me … Continue reading

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I know just where to put that Idol

When I said I made no resolutions for the new year, that wasn’t entirely correct. I did resolve something, but I resolved it about a year ago. It was that I’d be giving up on American Idol. I tried to … Continue reading

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