The other morning, I woke up with an idea for what could be a nifty tech toy: reminder tags. I'm... (More...)

Here's the next Strange Horizons Flashback story: “Start with Color,” by Bill Kte'pi In a world where everyone's dreams come... (More...)

Jon Bois's tour-de-force multimedia science fiction future-of-football extravaganza “17776” is now complete. 25 brief chapters. Well worth reading/viewing, even for... (More...)

I spent today mostly hanging out with family, which was great. Saw one niece in a production of Lion King... (More...)

A couple years ago, I was given an amazing trove: a dozen letters from my mother to her parents, written... (More...)

Nichelle Nichols on naming Uhura and on getting the part (transcribed by me from a making-of segment on the ST:TOS... (More...)

Here's the next Strange Horizons Flashback story: “Prisoners of Uqbaristan,” by Chris Nakashima-Brown A dizzying post-cyberpunk melange of media psyops,... (More...)

A few years ago, I nominated Jon Bois's unusual future-of-football story “Tebow in the CFL: A memoir” for a Hugo.... (More...)

I'm looking for intro-to-poly book recommendations. A friend of a friend is considering opening up their heretofore-monogamous relationship, and asked... (More...)

I'm going to try to post Flashback stories more often than once a week for a little while, to get... (More...)

For the first five months of 2016, I posted an almost-weekly Strange Horizons retrospective, showcasing stories from my time as... (More...)

Another lesson for me on the difficulty of seeing outside your own cultural context: In Delany's City of a Thousand... (More...)

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