May, 2013

Damn You, Blind Cosmic Synchronicity!

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) I can’t believe this! Outrageous! Unacceptable! The idea stolen, as though plucked out of my brain. I am referring to the travesty of justice that will be the upcoming Sharknado. “But, Eric,” you say, “why would you compare a shark-tornado to subprime mortgage crisis investment firms (and the lack of subsequent federal […]

Jeitner’s Folly, or The Post in Which I Emit a Frustrated Noise, Gesture Wildly, Then Shrug and Shuffle Away

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) I’ve changed my mind. About that weird fiction bibliography, that is. I thought about it a bit — kind of knew for some time, in some vague way, that I was dissatisfied with it. But I figured I would give it some time and then see. Maybe I’d come back […]

Gone Fishin’

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) It’s been a little quiet in here for the past two weeks. This is because I’ve been roving the Pacific Northwest, drifting from city to city, and state to state. Before long, I’ll be back and roving these tubes once more.

Review: Perdido Street Station

(Originally posted on Blogger site.) Title: Perdido Street Station Author/Editor: China Miéville Review:   This was a difficult book to rate. I had some up and down moments while reading it. Thankfully, I’d say the up outnumbered the down, which were much fewer. For the most part, I thought it was extremely inventive, original, and seeking to […]