After much kvetching, my host provider is rebooting my server to see if it clears up the errors. Depending how long it takes to put the site down and bring it back up, we might be out of… Read More

Your Feedback Requested

Okay, folks, I want your feedback on something. And let me dive right into it — here are the reasons why, after ten years, I am seriously considering putting some ads on Whatever: 1. As the last week… Read More

Oh, Look, a Novella

As most of you know, I recently wrote a novella for Metatropolis, the audiobook anthology I edited, which also features kickass stories from Jay Lake, Elizabeth Bear, Tobias Buckell and Karl Schroeder, and which is coming out next… Read More

Whatever X, Day XVIII

Today, we’re going back again to 1999, and an in-depth examination of the overall state of my soul JULY 3, 1999: The Seven Deadly Sins (and Me) This morning I reached what is likely to be a nadir… Read More

The Look, The Feel… of Science Fiction

It’s Thursday, and we all know what that means: first, free pedicure day at The Toe Hut (formerly Starbucks — 8,000 locations near you!) and second, it’s the day my science fiction film column runs at AMCtv.com. This… Read More

Entering Low Posting Period

Starting tomorrow through probably the rest of September, we’ll be entering a low posting period here at Whatever. This is due to me traveling on business the next few days, and then teaching for a week at the… Read More