I was driving along in the right lane of a Mountain View street the other week when I passed a... (More...)

In the past couple years, there've been about three times when I've had occasion to suggest starting points for reading... (More...)

The other day, I pulled Mysterious Island, by Jules Verne, off my unread-books shelf. I decided that I didn't really... (More...)

My 9th-grade English teacher, Mr. Emil, gave us a surprise in-class writing assignment one day in 1983. He told us... (More...)

This is a long impassioned post in which I try to come to the defense of Marvel comics. The TL;DR... (More...)

As I mentioned last week, I decided not to have a birthday party this year. And I'm not really particularly... (More...)

About ten hours ago, the vernal equinox arrived here in the northern hemisphere. In honor of that, here's my traditional... (More...)

I had been planning to have a birthday party this year; partly just because it's been a long time since... (More...)

I'm at FOGcon, but boy am I not in con headspace. This morning I woke up a couple hours later... (More...)

TL;DR: This is another over-long customer service rant from Jed, this time explaining why I won't be using DoorDash again... (More...)

Twelve years ago today, my father was killed. I've been off-kilter for the past couple weeks; sometimes fine, sometimes sad... (More...)

Long but fascinating article about the effectiveness of various means of contacting US members of Congress. It contradicts some things... (More...)

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