CONvergence Is Imminent!

Two weeks from today, CONvergence will rock Bloomington, MN. I suspect that nearly everyone who reads this blog (all five of you) knows what CONvergence is, but in case you just stumbled past, here’s a description. CONvergence is a four-day smorgasbord sci-fi/fantasy/music/movie/party convention that strikes every 4th of July weekend. It currently draws …

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Embracing the Werewolf

Many years ago, my Uncle Jerry was in the hospital for surgery. He was hanging out in a waiting room, clad in a hospital gown, sitting in a wheelchair with his bare legs on display. Jerry was fairly hirsute, so “bare” might not be the best adjective for his legs. A young …

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Video Games Make Me Unhappy

A few days ago, I made the mistake of looking at the stats screen of my iPhone’s copy of Bejeweled. Look at the image on the right, and see if you can guess what upset me. Done guessing? OK. Yeah, it’s that final stat, which shows I’ve spent 51 hours …

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