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This is my blog, named for an old New York Lottery marketing slogan.

25 April 2018

An Open Letter to All Incel Assholes

Twenty years ago I could have been one of you, only I still had my pride. As such, I’m about to lay some harsh truth on you: if you make your inability to get laid the basis of your identity, you deserve to be incel.

18 April 2018

Fuck Breast Cancer

I’m serious. Fuck breast cancer. This shit was supposed to happen to me, not my wife. I’m the one with the family history of cancer, not her. But I can deal with that. Shit happens. What I find hard to deal with is that there isn’t a hell of a lot I do to help.

01 March 2017

The Parable of the Blind Swordfighter

Whenever you feel angry, imagine that you’re a blind person in a crowded room with a sword that doesn’t have a handle. It’s a metaphor for anger and the need for control I’ve found useful, even if I don’t consistently apply it.

01 January 2016

Blackened Phoenix, Chapter 2: Between Knowledge and Belief (Scene 1)

Morgan’s refusal to hate Christabel for what she did to him and Naomi is going to bite him in the ass. Naomi isn’t at all amused.