June 1st, 2018


on the new blog

Here's what I babbled about in May (and the end of April) on the Word Press blog:

Monday music: "St. James Infirmary" by Rhiannon Giddens & the Silk Road Ensemble. (This is the first of many versions of this song you'll see in this post....

The table of contents for the upcoming Crazy 8 Press anthology They Keep Killing Glenn, which includes my story "House Hunting."

Happy book birthday to Baker Street Irregulars: The Game is Afoot, which includes my second Shirley Holmes-and-Jack Watson story, "Six Red Dragons."

Midweek music: this time it's the Speakeasies' Swing Band's version of "St. James Infirmary."

Me on the Enterprising Individuals podcast talking Deep Space Nine's "Tacking Into the Wind."

4-Color to 35-Millimeter covers the terrible 2005 adaptation of Elektra.

The Scribe Award nominees are announced, and I've got two of them!

On a particularly crazy weekend that included two karate promotions and a huge-ass party at our house.

New on Patreon: my spoilery review of Avengers: Infinity War.

Midweek music: in honor of Wrenn's birthday, it's one of her favorite songs, "Ordinary Day" by Great Big Sea.

Unicorn Precinct and Goblin Precinct reissued by eSpec Books.

Friday fanfare: starting a run of David Bowie with "Space Oddity."

4-Color to 35-Millimeter looks at Hellboy.

Looking back at a great karate spring camp and looking forward to a week-long business trip to Los Angeles.

Monday music: continuing a run of Bowie with "Ashes to Ashes."

Midweek music: "Life on Mars" by, yes, Bowie.

Friday fanfare: still Bowie, this time with Queen (and also with Annie Lennox at the Freddie Mercury tribute after his death) doing "Under Pressure."

4-Color to 35-Millimeter: Hellboy II: The Golden Army.

My Balticon 52 schedule (which, erm, already happened -- sorry).

Monday music: in honor of Mothers Day, my mother's favorite Bruce Springsteen song, "She's the One," a particularly stellar live performance, showcasing both Roy Bittan and Clarence Clemons.

On the 20th anniversary of my going freelance.

Midweek music: more Bruce! This time it's "The River," complete with lengthy monologue.

Tales from Dragon Precinct re-released by eSpec Books.

4-Color to 35-Millimeter: the Witchblade pilot movie.

My Sunday feeling, mostly on gun violence.

A new Kickstarter: Release the Virgins!, which will include a new Dragon Precinct story by me.

Tuesday's dead, on finishing a project and what's ahead.

Midweek music: "The Obvious Child" by Paul Simon, inspired by a comment by baseball writer Joe Sheehan on Twitter.

I've signed a contract to write more Super City Cops novellas.

On the 13th anniversary of the release of Star Trek: Articles of the Federation.

4-Color to 35-Millimeter: Catwoman.

Me on two podcasts: Warp Five talking zombies and Star Trek and Pint O' Comics talking about, well, everything.

Midweek music: more "St. James Infirmary"! This time it's Eric Clapton and Dr. John.

My review of Mary Shelley for Tor.com.

From the archives: my review of "The Modern Prometheus" episode of Highlander: The Series from 1997.

Friday fanfare: this time it's Joe Cocker's version of "St. James Infirmary."

4-Color to 35-Millimeter: Constantine.

Signal boosting a GoFundMe for two dear friends want to send their daughter to "Hawai'ian Hogwarts," and they need help with the airfare.
  • Current Music
    "Cliffs Dog" by the Elftones & Rhiannon Giddens