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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.

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 ?

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