I read some of The Outside (January 2, 2021)
I’ve read about half of Ada Hoffmann’s The Outside, a weird-SF novel that my friend Marc backhandedly recommended after I complained of feeling mortally terrified by some Donald Judd sculptures. While I may have had my fill of this story for now, I have enjoyed my time with it so far.
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 attended Layer 8 Conference 2019 (June 19, 2019)
I attended the 2019 Layer 8 Conference, all about social engineering and OSINT. I learned a lot, and heard many fascinating stories.
Narrascope! and other stuff I’m doing this year (May 10, 2019)
I'll be reading my work in Providence, then ushering in a new game conference in Boston, then who knows what.
The most cyberpunk thing I’ve ever seen (April 6, 2019)
The most cyberpunk thing I've ever seen is a drone, bullet-riddled and decorated in sacred colors, that participated in the NoDAPL protests.
I joined the What Cheer Writers Club (March 29, 2019)
Three weeks ago I reported on my new drive to start treating my current city of residence as adoptive, and not merely my latest crash-pad. I bear, unexpectedly, an update of some small relevance: I’ve joined What Cheer Writers Club, a local nonprofit that offers a number of services to writers in Providence.
Finding Beanworld in Providence (March 10, 2019)
On the realization that I'd been treating my city of residence more like a hostel than a home, and my resolution to fix that.
I visited Free Play Bar Arcade in Providence (August 12, 2018)
With high curatorial taste and an excellent use of an unusual space, Free Play has quickly become my favorite modern arcade with a classic-games focus.