Monthly Archives: January 2017

Living in the Insane Asylum

I often criticize John C. Wright. I’m always worried I’m giving the wrong impression of John. I agree with him even now more often than I disagree, and we’re actually colleagues, if in a somewhat limited sense, behind the scenes … Continue reading

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Thoughts on “Sherlock’s” “The Final Problem

…Meh. My big analysis: It leaned in on all of the problems with the series, but executed them really well. As a result it’s exceptionally well done for what it is but never as good as “Sherlock” at its best. … Continue reading

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Why Trump Won

Brutal. Samantha Bee, message received: You hate middle class white Americans. So obviously as a middle class white American you’re totally the person I should be listening to about politics. The contempt is so palpable.

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“Tales of the Once and Future King” and Strong Female Characters

It amuses me to realize that in creating my main character, Maddie, who was specifically created as a rejection of the “Strong wyman who don’t need no man” stereotype, might actually be the sort of protagonist a feminist would approve … Continue reading

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“Tales of the Once and Future King” and Pulp

This would go on superversive SF but it’s kind of self indulgent, so here we go. Draft one of the frame story for the massive anthology/novel “Tales of the Once and Future King” is done. This is no ordinary frame … Continue reading

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New Sherlock Episode

YES they took the “No Mary” opportunity and RAN WITH IT. That was everything I hoped it would be. Amazing.

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Thoughts on Episode 1, Season 4 of “Sherlock:

SPOILERS if you plan to watch it, but… Okay, the episode was decent but not great, but YEEEEEEEEES they killed Mary! My hopes for the rest of the season have gone WAY up. She was an anchor on the show. … Continue reading

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