Ear Infection

I have an ear infection. If anyone wants to know what I’m doing, and why I haven’t done anything productive, that is my simple answer. Ear infection. I cannot concentrate on anything else. My left ear canal is swollen and in pain. Advil helps, a little. So...

An Atheist in Church

Comedian Jim Jefferies has a stand-up bit in which he talks about how he tries not to be a “bad” atheist. He says he once skipped a friend’s wedding because he refused to set foot in a church, but since then he’s mellowed and realized that such...

“Why Aren’t You Writing?”

This is a question I’ve been trying to ask myself more and more, whenever I catch myself being lazy. I like writing. I feel better about myself when I have written. And I do in fact have some professional obligation to produce content. That sounds onerous, but...

Literary Management

I’ve been sitting on this one for a while, even though most of my friends were already aware of it. But today it was officially announced that I am the new Literary Manager for WildClaw Theatre. WildClaw Theatre is the premiere horror theatre company in Chicago....