Category Archives: writing

10 Reasons to Applaud  Tina Fey’s “Cake” 

Social media is blowing up about Tina Fey’s appearance on Weekend Update Summer Edition, accusing her of white privilege and insensitivity, and all that blame misses several points. Tina Fey’s piece is brilliant and brave and aimed right at Nazis … Continue reading

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Lightning Bugs Hang Out All Night Long

So I decided to get off drugs. Sleep aids, actually, because I live a roguishly rough and tumble life. They haven’t been completely successful and they often leave me sluggish in the morning, requiring more drugs, morning drugs, which for … Continue reading

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How to Tell The Damn Story – Book Recommendations

So, this short video recommends two books I am hot on right now, one about writing fiction, the other about writing comics. I hope you find this helpful. Let me know in the comments section.

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150 Words on The Daily Show: an Oral History

Jon Stewart changed television, and possibly the country, with his 16 years on The Daily Show. Love him or hate him, his impact persists. And this engaging book demonstrates why.   Retold almost entirely in quotes from the participants, the book … Continue reading

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100 Words on 13 Reasons Why

The highest praise that can be properly placed on the Netflix hit “13 Reasons Why” is that it lets no one off the hook. Not the characters. Not the writers. Not the producers or directors or anyone else behind the … Continue reading

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One hundred words on Presidential Trump

I am challenging myself to see a path to ending this second civil war we have been waging, wherein Republicans hate Democrats, Democrats loathe Republicans, and both sides refuse to hear anything the other side says. So, after yesterday’s wondrous … Continue reading

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Blackjack: Ransom for a Dead King, chapters 11 and 12

We continue with the next installments of this thrilling adventure for your entertainment. All previous chapters are available on this blog. Enjoy!

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