Arrested Development (2017/12/01 08:00)
Comics and video games are low-hanging fruit that anyone can use for cheap shots about maturity.
On The Burning Of Two Bridges (2017/11/30 08:00)
Self-pity is no way to ask for help.
Turn That Damned Thing Off (2017/11/09 08:00)
On the autohypnosis of the boob tube.
Validation Is A Drug (2017/11/07 08:00)
And one of the most intoxicating for do-it-yourselfer creators.
Give No F**ks But Plenty Of Damns (2017/10/29 06:00)
How not to let self-determination turn into a mission to merely offend.
Ignorance Of Others Can Be Bliss (2017/10/20 08:00)
“You have to worry about your own work and ignore what everyone else is doing.”
If You Really Cared About This ... (2017/10/16 08:00)
Why the morality-play view of personal responsibility is bogus.
Captains Of Our Souls (2017/10/15 08:00)
“The premise is not ‘I have you what you need, let me give it to you.’ It’s ‘You have what you need and we’ll find it.’”
Other-Upsmanship (2017/10/14 08:00)
I started writing, why? Because "I could do that, too."
Where's The Rest Of Me? (2017/10/01 08:00)
Me, minus a little of my mouth.
But What If The Moment Sucks? (2017/08/09 08:00)
On the problems inherent in "living in the moment".
Original Formula Dept. (2017/06/26 08:00)
It's important to deliver original things in the way that matter; it's not important to be original everywhere and always.
It Takes A Worried Man Dept. (2017/06/03 08:00)
On taming my inner fussbudget.
Engines Of Empathy Dept. (2017/05/16 08:00)
Does reading make us more empathic, or do more empathic people just make better readers?
The Sweet And Sour Crew Dept. (2017/04/29 05:00)
On creating an internally complementary cast of characters.
Do You Mind? Dept. (2017/04/19 08:00)
On the idea that we can use technology to amplify human intelligence.
Not Everything Is About You, Not Even You Dept. (2017/03/28 08:00)
Would you believe me if I said the universe wasn't out to get you?
Self Esteemed Dept. (2017/02/28 08:00)
Take yourself seriously even when no one else does.
The Happy Life Of The Mind Dept. (2017/02/19 08:00)
"Hope is definitely not the same thing as optimism. It is not the conviction that something will turn out well, but the certainty that something makes sense, regardless of how it turns out."
Change Their Minds Dept. (2017/02/18 08:00)
Let's waste less time trying to argue people out of something they were never argued into to begin with.
Truthiness-ness Dept. (2017/01/11 08:00)
Being a skeptic or a freethinker is more than just about a label.
Science fiction, rebooted.
New York City
Other Lives Of The Mind