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Archived Since:March 7, 2011

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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.

Another relic from Wilhouse 13

About a year ago, I cleaned out my garage. I came across dozens of artifacts of a life spent in the television and film industry, as well as clear evidence of my love for nerdy things going back to my … Continue reading ?

Happy Halloween, everybody!

I find your lack of candy disturbing. That’s me from 1977. Please note that I’m wearing my grandmother’s fancy gloves to complete the look.

has anyone else had this uncomfortable experience with an Uber driver recently?

I really like Uber, and I’ll take Uber over a taxi every single time I can. I really like being in a clean car, with a friendly driver who genuinely cares about my experience, because I’m rating them and that … Continue reading ?

a million seconds of perspective

We’re having work done on our house, and today they’re in the attic over my office. It’s so loud I can’t think in there, so I’m in my bed with my laptop, still in my jammies at 1:30pm. Talk about … Continue reading ?

I will pour you w00tstout tonight in Pasadena

Attention Pasadena and surrounding villages! Tonight, I’m joining my friend Greg Koch for a special tap takeover at the Stone Company Store! We’re pouring a bunch of very special and rare Stone beers (2004 Double Bastard, anyone? How about the … Continue reading ?

some kind of verb, some kind of moving thing

This guest post was written by Will Hindmarch, a freelance writer and designer of games and fiction. Read more at his blog at A few years ago, inspiration struck me a few times in a row and I started work … Continue reading ?

I will rejoice as the madness consumes him.

Tonight, Anne and I took some friends who are visiting from out of town to ride the Ghost Train in Griffith Park. Unlike the Haunted Hayride, it’s not designed to be scary, just to be fun. We had a great … Continue reading ?

remembering lou reed and marcia wallace

So in 24 hours, two people who were hugely influential on my life have died. I almost wrote “passed away” or “left us” because they feel more gentle, while “died” feels more raw, more uncompromising, more brutal, more … final. … Continue reading ?

I got better

“Is everything okay?” Anne asked me. She sat at our counter, and I stood on the other side, next to the microwave, watching my bowl of soup slowly turn around inside it.” “No, it’s not,” I said, “I’m having a … Continue reading ?


There’s this classic commercial with Orson Welles where he’s struggling with the whole thing, and makes this primal, existential expression of frustration that sounds like sort of like MMMMMARRAAAHHH. People look at the video and laugh at an old guy … Continue reading ?

What’s your favorite Halloween or Horror Tabletop Game?

Today, we’re shooting a Very Special Episode of Not The Flog, where I’m going to share some of my favorite horror-themed tabletop games. I have a pretty big list in my head, but I’m sure there’s something awesome that I’m forgetting, so if you wanted to maybe get onto Not The Flog, tell me the [...]

I haven’t thought about the kid who bullied me in over twenty years.

Trigger Warning: Bullying and Abuse. When I was in elementary school, I was bullied by the kid who lived across the street. It started the day we moved in, and it continued until the day we moved out. His bullying was relentless: I’d be sitting in my front yard playing with my Star Wars figures, [...]

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