My button

The counselors at the school where I work have been making a strong campaign to expand gender awareness and acceptance among students and staff. Part of their campaign involved making buttons for all the staff stating our preferred pronouns. It got me thinking long and hard about my use of personal pronouns and how they […]

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The Beast Beyond Time, Part One

The eBook has arrived! The first 8 chapters of the new Larry the Horrible Time Traveler have been compiled into one easy to read eBook format. Just click this link to find the links to purchase on your preferred browser. The eBook contains a new introduction that will get you up to speed if you […]

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Jojo Rabbit

Go and see it already. It deserves all the Oscars that Greta Gerwig’s Little Women doesn’t get. Also, they should both be up for Best Director, but, sorry Greta and Taika, neither of you are both white enough and male enough to be nominated this year. Maybe collaborate next time?

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A long list of disappointments

I was tempted to write a post about the long list of things I find terrible or disappointing in this world and with just about everybody in it. And then I realized it’s 3:30 pm. I often feel like this around 3:30 pm. Other times of day I’m much more optimistic. So, I’m just going […]

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Short but sweet. It is hereby resolved that, for the year that is known as 2020, I will write for at least 20 minutes for each of 20 days out of every month. I may even invent my own calendar so 2020 can have 20 months in it. This will be tricky, and will probably […]

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Glowing Monkey Junk Sconce

We live in a world where you can buy this for $450. Sometimes I feel like there’s no point in even trying to write a blog anymore. Then I see an add on the internet that is clearly targeted to someone very weird and I realize this old blogotrope is doing something after all. I’m […]

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Last Christmas

If you want to get kicked in the gut by a holiday themed Romantic Comedy, this one will do it. It’s Paul Feig and Emma Thompson’s weird, dark George Michael joke. It’s set in December 2017. Listen to the song. Check the George Michael wikipedia page for the dates. Do the math. Recoil in horror. […]

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The Dark Forest

I’ve been reading this Chinese science fiction trilogy by Cixin Liu, as one does, and I’ve just finished the second book. Let me tell you, this author really knows how compose 500 pages of increasing nihilistic hopelessness and then, bam! Hope for the world is restored! But not in a forced, contrived way. I could […]

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