occasional essays on various topics

Most recent updates:
2015.1128: Calvin Coolidge
2015.1031: 2015.10 minutiae
2015.1028: The Wolf of Wall Street
2015.1019: Moments Out of Time
2015.1002: Consider Phlebas

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:
2015.1021: Radio K #4
2015.0904: Radio K #3
2015.0427: Radio K #1-2

…plus some rock and/or roll songs

restaurant and cookbook reviews

Most recent updates:
2015.1121: 7 for Gioia Pizzeria in Berkeley
2015.1115: 12 for the Advocate in Berkeley
2015.1105: 15 for Tacos Sinaloa
2015.1027: 5 for Homestead in Oakland
2015.1020: 9 for Marhaba in Oakland

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

contact information
should you want to email me for some reason
                 announcement of updates