Plain & Friendly Too

June 15th, 2022 “He did not want to appear at a loss or to let his followers down. He decided that it would be best to be plain and friendly.” – Watership Down If this quote sounds familiar, it’s probably because I either told you what it means to me in real life, or youContinue reading “Plain & Friendly Too”

Stranger Things 4

May 30th, 2022 Stranger Things 4 is a masterpiece. It is one of the best-ever examples of genre storytelling, and how it can explore complex emotional and psychological ideas that traditional storytelling just can’t. It’s both affirming and inspirational, for a person like me. I will absolutely spoil nothing here, but I do want toContinue reading “Stranger Things 4”

Cold World Release Party!

April 23rd, 2022 I have percolated news to share! On June 4th, I’ll be having my Cold World release party at none other than the premiere coffee company in Faribault, Mighty Fine Coffee! Two things you need to know about Mighty Fine: 1. Their coffee is jaw-droppingly good (and I’m not only saying that becauseContinue reading “Cold World Release Party!”

Kicked To Death By Rabbits

April 4th, 2022 A few years ago I did an escape room on my birthday. It was designed to look like the interior of a spaceship. I looked up photos of the room online and spent weeks getting excited for it. When we arrived and my group finally got inside, the room was tiny. IContinue reading “Kicked To Death By Rabbits”

Artist 2 Artist: A Conversation w/ Steven Starks Jr, Dennis Vogen & Spicy Chicken Nuggies

March 31st, 2022 Over a dazzling array of a dozen varieties of Desert Fire hot sauce, Steven Starks Jr. and Dennis Vogen have an artist-on-artist chat about what inspired them to create, what makes them tick now, and what they’re doing next. Steven is known for his musical career, playing with bands like Aeous andContinue reading “Artist 2 Artist: A Conversation w/ Steven Starks Jr, Dennis Vogen & Spicy Chicken Nuggies”

An Infinite Series of Quantum Give-Ups

March 31st, 2022 Okay, this is the post where I get all mushy, and then it’s back on the sarcasm train, full speed ahead. I give up a lot. “But,” you interject, “you’ve made so many things! A person who gives up would not have so much to show for it!” It’s a lot ofContinue reading “An Infinite Series of Quantum Give-Ups”

Look Who I Ran Into!

March 14th, 2022 I just ran into my buddy, Bay, and he says hi! He’s wondering, too, if you have any chips. He also can’t believe we’ve already raised 54% of Fire & Ice — almost $1,100 — to tell his story. He actually got teary-eyed as I told him how excited people are toContinue reading “Look Who I Ran Into!”

Everything Just Is

February 25th, 2022 There are bitter things in this world that we’d like to think have lost their taste. We are humans, look at how far we’ve come, a society that believes that we are post-what-we-used-to-be. See how we have evolved and that history has been written, the future not a reflection but a brandContinue reading “Everything Just Is”

An Ode to the Rescue Rangers

February 16th, 2022 An Ode to the Rescue Rangers If you’re following along, you may have seen me lose my mind over the new Chip ‘n Dale Rescue Rangers trailer yesterday. In fact, I have been abnormally salivating since the project was first announced. The original series was one of my absolute favorites growing up.Continue reading “An Ode to the Rescue Rangers”

Cold World Announcement Party

February 2nd, 2022 Announcing: Cold World, a new novel, to be released on June 2nd, 2022. “In 2222, our Earth has changed in countless ways. The people of our planet, thanks to generous corporations like the Knights — and through the development of wormhole technology — have advanced through the stars, colonizing moons, Mars, andContinue reading “Cold World Announcement Party”