occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2016.0131: 2016.01 minutiae
2016.0130: The Master and Margarita
2016.0126: Computer Chess
2016.0119: Gravity
2016.0111: Like Someone in Love

interactive fiction
stories in which you get to participate

Endless, Nameless: a.k.a. "what I did in 2012"
Narcolepsy: Xyzzy for Best Writing
Varicella: four Xyzzies, including Best Game
Photopia: voted best IF of all time (2015 poll)
...and several more

conventional prose
stuff you can read without entering commands

my novel, Ready, Okay!
the ever-popular Wikipedia Brown, Boy Detective
a ton of juvenilia
...and various odds and ends

now playing: Evil Creatures

Most recent updates:
2014.07: part ten: "Thickly Settled"
2014.03: part nine: "More Than Meets the Eye II"
2012.08: part eight: "Fortune Teller"
2012.05: part seven: "Explosions"
2011.09: part six: "Room Service"

new adventures in lo-fi

Most recent updates:
2016.0116: Radio K #6
2016.0101: Radio K #5
2015.1021: Radio K #4

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2016.0125: 13 for Falafel Hut in San Rafael
2016.0122: 7 for Sanctuary Bistro in Berkeley
2016.0112: 7 for Gran Milan in Richmond
2015.1216: 7 for Brittany Crepes in Berkeley
2015.1216: 6 for La Marcha in Berkeley

stuff that didn't fit anywhere above

Most recent updates:
2015.0422: 2015 Lyttle Lytton winners
2015.0417: '70s Mondrian
2014.1207: Annotated list of favorite songs
2014.0426: 2014 Lyttle Lytton winners
2013.1028: Genetic drift PHP toy

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