Category Archives: News

Some sad news

Please note, this post contains references to domestic violence, child abuse and animal cruelty.  My dad died today, on his 74th birthday. Ten days ago, on my birthday, he fell, hit his head, and went into a coma from which he never … Continue reading

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Illogicon 2019

This weekend I’ll be at ILLOGICON VIII, a convention for science fiction and fantasy in books, live action TV and movies, animation, comics, the visual arts, pod casts, video games and more. I’ll be on a panel about live streaming … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3 Monsters Overboard

I wanted to play something with a Halloween theme for October, so I rented HOTEL TRANSYLVANIA 3: MONSTERS OVERBOARD from a local Redbox. This single-player game continues the story of the Hotel Transylvania 3 movie. The player can choose to be … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: FALLOUT SHELTER

FALLOUT SHELTER was released as a mobile game, in advance of Fallout 4, just after both games were announced at Bethesda’s E3 2015 showcase. It was available as a PC game in 2016, Xbox One in 2017, and then Nintendo … Continue reading

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Mixtape #3 – 1989

I found a box of tapes I made in the 80s and 90s. This one, labeled “My Special Tape,” is a melancholy miscellany that reflects the personal struggles of my young adulthood. Love, loss, longing, and my troubled, intermittent relationship with Lance, … Continue reading

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Mixtape #2 – 1988 (?)

I found a box of tapes I made in the 80s and 90s. This one is a tape I remember listening to while cruising around Palm Springs in 1988. Dustin and I thought we were so cool, playing Bach at … Continue reading

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Mixtape #1 – 1987 (?)

I found a box of tapes I made in the 80s and 90s. This one is labeled “Miscellaneous Songs” and is stuff I listed to a lot when I was in high school. My friend Troy got me into Depeche Mode and my friend … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: KNACK

I tried KNACK this week because it’s free for Playstation Plus members during the month of February 2018. KNACK is a button-combo beat-em-up platformer, released in November 2013 for the PS4, with a sequel, Knack II, released in 2017. “Knack” is also … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: CHILD OF LIGHT

One of my Patreon patrons asked me to play CHILD OF LIGHT on Try-It Tuesday, so I downloaded the free demo for PS4 this week and dedicated the livestream to them (thanks, Counterserum!). I don’t know much about the storyline, since the demo … Continue reading

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Try-It Tuesday: THE FORSAKEN BRIDE

Time for another Artifex Mundi adventure! This week, I wanted something with a love story, for Valentine’s Day, so I played GRIM LEGENDS: THE FORSAKEN BRIDE, a point-and-click puzzle-solving story about a sister who attends her twin sister’s wedding, only to have the bride kidnapped by … Continue reading

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