Annihilation, an excellent but overlong music video (June 28, 2020)
I enjoyed this music-video adaptation of Jeff VanderMeer's horror trilogy, though it makes the mistake of stretching itself across a feature film's running length.
Narrascope! and an IndieWeb meetup, both this month (May 12, 2020)
This month holds two free online events I’m involved with: a full-sized, week-long conference about narrative games, and a short and humble meetup about the independent web.
Masks are clothes now, and we should all wear them (April 12, 2020)
Despite offering minimal protection, masks' role as a unifying social signal has made them a requisite article of clothing during the pandemic.
Dispatch from locked-down New York, March 2020 (March 28, 2020)
Pausing to acknowledge and describe my arguably precarious situation before I go off ranting about the internet again.
I subscribed to The New York Times’s weekend print edition (December 7, 2019)
A chance encounter with my new home city's sunday paper has me reconsider the way that I approach the news in general, and this newspaper specifically.
Thank you, Boston, and everyone (November 28, 2019)
A thank-you note to all my New England friends who have made possible all the joy I have felt over the last 20 years.
I read Going into Town (November 4, 2019)
I took both delight and great comfort from Roz Chast's newcomer-oriented guide to New York City.
My 9/11 memories (September 11, 2019)
Bits and pieces of a confused day.