The Village Idiot

April 28th, 2021 I learned more than I readily admit about life and art from high school theater. This morning during my drive, I was thinking about something that happened during my favorite play that I was a part of, Cinderella Waltz, that ended up being a lifelong lesson in how to make art. InContinue reading “The Village Idiot”

New Interview Alert! Basement Boy Banter Podcast

April 21, 2021 Five years after I was the first guest co-host on Basement Boy Banter, both the show and I return, this time to promote my new collection of essays, Time is a Solid State. Like my book, our conversation covers a wide lens of topics, from the multiversally nerdy to the intimately personal.Continue reading “New Interview Alert! Basement Boy Banter Podcast”

2020: A Lesson, A Curriculum, An Education

December 31st, 2020 It is fair to say that this year sucked. It is damn fair. And it is a truth that we will have wasted our time if we decide to learn nothing from it. So, with that in mind, here is some of what I learned. – I learned not only is tomorrowContinue reading “2020: A Lesson, A Curriculum, An Education”

Let’s Talk

December 1st, 2020 Do you write a blog? Do you articulate articles for a website? Are you a constant content generator? Do you have your own podcast? Because, if so, I have an idea: PLEASE INTERVIEW ME. As we navigate this second lockdown, I find myself with time on my hands and still looking forContinue reading “Let’s Talk”

Happy Whatever You Celebrate Sale!!

November 25th, 2020 Hello, friends. I want to start this post by acknowledging how hard this year has been for so many people, myself included. Material things feel stupid right now, but they can also be essential, so I’m doing something that’s difficult for independent writers and artists to do just because I want toContinue reading “Happy Whatever You Celebrate Sale!!”

Introduction Version.2021

November 20th, 2020 This may be your first (or might be your one thousandth) time here, but it’s been a minute since I introduced myself, and I want this greeting to be updated for 2021. So, hi. I’m happy to see you today. My name is Dennis. I’m a lot of things — I’m theContinue reading “Introduction Version.2021”

Silver Linings My-Books

November 8th, 2020 2020 has seen a lot of dang clouds, but there are always silver linings to be found. I managed to release two works this year, and both The Weirdos: Volume I and Theia are official contenders in the 2020 Minnesota Book Awards. The Weirdos is a graphic novel about a collection ofContinue reading “Silver Linings My-Books”

Theia Rising

September 18th, 2020 I have some Theia news! – If you pre-ordered a Limited Edition First Edition Paperback through my website, they are in production and will be arriving between September 25th and October 2nd! All the First Editions will be shipped with an exclusive bookmark, as well! – For the first time ever, youContinue reading “Theia Rising”


September 3rd, 2020 In case you missed it: I surprise dropped a brand new book on Tuesday called Theia. You can get a digital copy for free on my website [] or $4.99 on Amazon. You also have until September 14th to order one of a very limited number of paperback editions I will beContinue reading “Foreword”


September 1st, 2020 It has been a wild few weeks, and it’s all led up to this. I’m happy to announce that I’ve completed my fourth novella, Theia. To outdo myself, I’m also ecstatic to announce that it is available RIGHT NOW. That’s right: I just surprise dropped a brand new book. This is BeyonceContinue reading “Theia”