Daily Archives: June 8, 2011

And Now, Goth Haiku, From Athena

And it is thus: Sorrow in my soul. Death is bound to everyone. There’s no point in life. Heavy, man. Just… wow. Note to self: give daughter a good long hug. (Athena adds: “Of course none of this is how I actually feel but I just felt like writing it. Hope you enjoyed.” Whew!) Add […]

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Rite of (Late) Spring

Thanks to its location in the house and its inherent poor air circulation, in summer (or late spring, whose heat and humidity makes it feel like summer), my office is regularly ten to fifteen degrees hotter than the rest of the house and, sometimes, hotter than it is outdoors. As it is currently 90 degrees […]

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How to Know If You’re Cheating

Since it’s a topic of discussion these days. Scenario: You’ve just done something physically and/or emotionally intimate with another consenting adult human being who is not your spouse/partner. So, gonna tell your partner? a) Yes. b) Any other response. If the answer is “b,” then there’s a really excellent chance you’re cheating. “Cheating” is not […]

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Know Your Sequels

Over at FilmCritic.com this week, I go into detail about the various types of sequels you get out of science fiction and fantasy films. Because they definitely slot into types. Oh yes, they do. And don’t worry, we cover the three-quels and more-quels too. And yes, I’m aware that neither  “three-quel” or “more-quel” is a […]

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