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one small part of a pretty great life

“My point is, there was a time when I thought I would never get out of Wesley Crusher’s shadow, but now that’s just a small part of a pretty great life, and it’s a part that I’m glad is there.” The interstate highways in Texas go on forever, it seems, between major cities.  For hundreds [...]

New Tabletop: Qwirkle and 12 Days

Today’s new Tabletop features two wonderful, fast, easy to learn games that are perfect for family gatherings: Qwirkle and 12 Days. I love this episode because I got to play with my childhood friend, Meredith Salenger, and my stepson, Nolan. Oh, and Kelly Hu played with us, too, and look at how cool I play [...]

RPGs to play with your kids

I just found out about the latest Bundle of Holding, which is a collection of amazing RPGs that you can play with your kids. This is the perfect way to introduce your children to roleplaying games, and you can do … Continue reading ...

The Happiest Days of Our Lives: Deluxe Audio Edition

I’ve been busy recording audiobooks, including a few of my own. Today, I complete the audio trifecta of Original Wil Wheaton Works Read By Me, Wil Wheaton, with the release of The Happiest Days of Our Lives: The Deluxe Audio … Continue reading ?

Not everyone is going to like the thing you made, and that’s okay

I recently worked on an upcoming video game from Double Fine, called Broken Age. I got to play a really fun character, and I had a super good time working with one of my favorite directors in the industry. Double … Continue reading ...

mona lisas and mad hatters

When I was little, like, really little, before my brother was born in 1976, my parents were really into Elton John. One of my earliest childhood memories is sitting in the living room of our tiny house in the valley … Continue readi...

Ten Years After I Published The Book, Dancing Barefoot Gets an Audio Version

When I was writing my first book, Just A Geek, I ended up with a lot of stories that just didn’t fit within the narrative. I didn’t know what to do with them, until my friend and editor, Andrew, said, … Continue reading ?

I’m on The Big Bang Theory tonight

Two nights ago, I had this dream that I was super sick, with a sore throat and sinuses filled with concrete-like gunk. Yesterday morning, I woke up with a sore throat, and sinuses filled with concrete-like gunk. Last night, I … Continue reading ?

Marian Call’s new album is out!

My friend Marian has released her new album, Sketchbook! This is a collection of new songs from Marian Call — and it comes from the heart, from home, from the road. These are not fancy polished studio tracks, they are … Continue reading ?

a new shirt.woot shirt: the great game

A few months ago, I said on Twitter that I want a T-shirt that’s based on Hokusai’s The Great Wave Off Kanagawa, only the wave is made of dice, and the rest of the work is gaming stuff. You know, … Continue reading ?

Just A Geek: Teh Audiobook is available once again

The audio version of Just a Geek, written and performed by me in 2005, is now available at Bandcamp after a long absence from the “legit” Internets. Buy it here, read more about the release here.

transcribed: why it’s awesome to be a nerd

I just came across this post at Uproxx, where someone transcribed my words to baby Violet earlier this year. It makes me so happy that it exists in this form that I copied it to have on my blog forever. … Continue reading ?

a little bit about games, and choosing a tabletop game you’ll enjoy

On Tumblr, t wrote: My birthday is coming up next week and my brother insists on getting me something. He asked me what I wanted and told him I wanted a board game. He asked which one and I kind … Continue reading ?

Better to be out in front of the revolution than scrambling to keep up.

Yesterday, my friend Amy Berg wrote on Facebook: People are turning off the TV and turning to the internet for entertainment. We may not like it, but it’s fact. Which is why I’m making digital series. Better to be out … Continue reading ?

the return of Just A Geek: Teh Audio Book

For almost two years, the only way to get a copy of Just A Geek: Teh Audio Book was to download it from shady websites, or torrent it. I don’t begrudge anyone who picked it up that way, because I … Continue reading ?

electric youth

It’s no secret that, when we were teenagers, I had the biggest crush in the history of big, awkward crushes on Debbie Gibson. I just came across this 8×10, taken in 1987 or early 1988. It still has little bits … Continue reading ?

on the benefits of being easily amused

So this happened.   Aarrgghh BBC London’s gone all weird and now we’ve been given BBC South East! What’s happening?! Is this it?! Is it happening? #zombies — Simon Pegg (@simonpegg) November 22, 2013 @simonpegg Suggest going to the Winchester … Continue reading ?

in which i remember to keep it simple

When I was a kid young actor, I got by on my instincts and ability to take direction. As I got older, I began to realize that instincts only go so far, and I felt a need — a very … Continue reading ?

texts from wife

Anne: The weather guy just said there’s a 70% chance of rain tomorrow. Me: I just checked Weather Underground,, and the Weather Channel. They all say 79° and sunny. Anne: Yeah, I just checked that too. I think he … Continue reading ?

fourteen years ago today…

… the best part of my life began. Happy anniversary, Mrs. Wheaton. I love you the most for one thousand times.

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