Complete Post Archive

April 1, 2014: #TwitterFiction: April Fool’s Jokes

January 18, 2014: Flash Fiction: After The War

January 16, 2014: Micro-Fiction: Physical Double

January 13, 2014: Girls, Nudity and Critical Foot-In-Mouth Disease

August 18, 2013: Watch Your Fucking Mouth

August 1, 2013: The Complete “Ideas For Detectives”

August 1, 2013: The Complete “Ideas For Robots”

March 15, 2013: Flash Fiction: The Blue Door

February 25, 2013: See You Next Tuesday: How and Why The Onion Crossed the Line

February 2, 2013: Write Every Day for a Month, Part One of Twelve

January 20, 2013: Tracks

January 3, 2013: It’s Official: I’m Hooked on PC Gaming

January 1, 2013: The Love Lives of Cats and Dogs

December 11, 2012: New Theme

June 28, 2012: The Best Albums of 2012 (So Far)

May 28, 2012: The Day Riots

May 25, 2012: OK Computer: An Autobiography

September 16, 2010: Back to Earth

July 19, 2010: Why I Bought a Kindle

May 9, 2010: Priorities

April 23, 2010: Another Successful Trip to Recycled Reads

April 21, 2010: Racing Towards Insanity

April 21, 2010: Overton Window

March 13, 2010: The Nature of a Good Plot Twist

March 5, 2010: Books Bought Today

February 13, 2010: Books Bought Today

February 10, 2010: Wakaresaseya

February 7, 2010: Airport Novel

February 6, 2010: Books of The Future!

January 15, 2010: Maybe Next Week, Even

October 2, 2009: It took a few moments for this joke to sink in.

August 13, 2009: On Track

August 12, 2009: A Finely Crafted Long-Player

June 26, 2009: One Year Is Nothing

June 24, 2009: On Writing (Taking a Really Long Time to Bear Fruit)

March 23, 2009: A Look Inside the Creative Mind

March 7, 2009: There Might Be Spoilers

March 4, 2009: A Belated Best Of

February 22, 2009: I Need More Sitcoms

February 16, 2009: Excuse the Dust

January 2, 2009: Have I mentioned how much I love Neko Case?

December 14, 2008: Just a Vibration

November 13, 2008: An Excellent Sub Sandwich

November 13, 2008: Jenny Lewis vs. Rilo Kiley

November 12, 2008: The “Lost” Legacy of Heroes

November 10, 2008: Who watches The Watchmen? Definitely not the Heroes writers.

August 27, 2008: Internet Explorer: Bane of My Existence

August 22, 2008: Inexplicable Cover Redesigns

August 16, 2008: That Sounds Familiar

July 10, 2008: That Hits Close to Home

July 10, 2008: Mad + Burn

June 19, 2008: Tony Jaa Will Punch You Into Next Week

May 29, 2008: Coens, Criminals, and Comedy

May 29, 2008: The Beast With a Billion Backs

May 17, 2008: I Wrote This One, Too

May 13, 2008: Wherein Woody Allen Makes a Movie About People Kissing

May 13, 2008: I WILL SEND THEM BOTH A FURIOUS, RAMBLING EMAIL EXPLAINING IN DETAIL HOW CAREFREE I ACTUALLY AM

May 12, 2008: Sad Kermit Covers Elliott Smith

May 4, 2008: Chaos Theory

April 27, 2008: Rethinking One’s Pastimes

April 26, 2008: Less Than Human

April 19, 2008: Marked By Ash

April 11, 2008: Publicity Stills From “Will Eisner’s The Spirit”

April 9, 2008: Yes, I Painted That

April 8, 2008: Disney + Philip K. Dick?

April 8, 2008: The Fall

April 4, 2008: “The only thing more terrifying than blindness is being the only one who can see.”

April 4, 2008: “Venting” from xkcd

April 3, 2008: A Blog in Miniature

April 2, 2008: I Combine Both

April 2, 2008: The Beast With a Billion Backs

March 30, 2008: Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull (2nd Teaser)

March 25, 2008: KFC Witness Protection Program

March 24, 2008: I Challenge You To A Duel

February 14, 2008: Pictures of the New Place

February 14, 2008: So… I Actually Wrote Something!

January 21, 2008: Goodbye, Weekend / Have Some Music Videos

January 5, 2008: 52 Books and a “Best-of” List

January 3, 2008: Adorable Non-Union Cat

January 3, 2008: Other Great Albums of 2007 (A Few Late Additions)

December 12, 2007: My Favorite Albums of 2007

November 30, 2007: Guess I’ll Be Moving, Then…

November 21, 2007: “No Country For Old Men” – Charlie Rose Interview

November 9, 2007: The Office is Closed

October 31, 2007: Whoa, AMC Keeps Making Incredible Television

October 30, 2007: Thanks, Erin

October 22, 2007: A Car Seen Parked on South Congress, Saturday Night

October 22, 2007: Austin Film Festival: Day… um… All The Rest

October 12, 2007: Austin Film Festival: Day One

September 29, 2007: Welcome Back, TV Premiere Season

September 23, 2007: A Blast From The Past

September 16, 2007: Long Time No Blog, Guess I Better Post a Movie Trailer

August 26, 2007: David Schwimmer Directed a Movie

August 16, 2007: Cooking Disaster

August 9, 2007: Those Crazy Dancin’ iPod Silhouettes

August 8, 2007: The Leet World, or “When Talking About Making Something Turns Into Actually Doing It”

August 2, 2007: She’s Dead… Wrapped in Plastic

July 26, 2007: Pushing Daisies

July 19, 2007: “I’m Doug and I’m out of… here.”

July 16, 2007: This Frelling Rules!

July 7, 2007: The Ten

June 29, 2007: Awesome. Just… Awesome.

June 21, 2007: For All You Library Nerds

June 20, 2007: Julie Delpy Directed a Movie

June 14, 2007: The Coen Brothers are Back!

May 19, 2007: TV Upfront Week: Like Christmas for TV Addicts

May 7, 2007: Huzzah for the Apple Store!

April 30, 2007: My Computer is Completely Fried…

April 20, 2007: Levar Burton Would be Proud

April 12, 2007: God Bless You, Mr. Vonnegut

April 4, 2007: Morissette vs. Humps

March 24, 2007: Stardust

March 23, 2007: The TV Set

March 11, 2007: Aren’t you relieved to know that you’re not a golem?

March 7, 2007: Two Years of Consistency in an Inconsistent World

March 2, 2007: Eggs

February 22, 2007: Wiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii!

February 3, 2007: Making Web Design Fun Again

February 1, 2007: You’re prettier than I am!

February 1, 2007: Everybody Loves Hypnotoad

January 25, 2007: Tones of Town

January 24, 2007: Peter O’Toole: My New Hero

January 22, 2007: Regarding Cat Surgery

January 6, 2007: Movies on the Mind

December 19, 2006: I Am Awake Right Now, And Boy Am I Annoyed About It

December 15, 2006: Reign Over Me

December 14, 2006: Yippee-ki-yay…

December 9, 2006: Found Kitten

December 9, 2006: A Blogging Software Revolution!

December 1, 2006: Why Aren’t You Watching The OC, Bitch?

November 26, 2006: John Hodgman: Not Just a PC, Also Funny

November 18, 2006: iPod Nanos for Everyone!

November 12, 2006: Worthless Beast, Part Two

November 6, 2006: Man, work really gets to you some days…

October 28, 2006: Worthless Beast

October 26, 2006: NBC Finally Figured Out My Definition of Must See TV

October 26, 2006: Very Short Stories

September 15, 2006: Sightings

September 11, 2006: Untitled Dialogue #1

September 11, 2006: Five Years

August 17, 2006: I Heart Hot Chip

August 7, 2006: Purchasing Power!

July 23, 2006: The Prestige and The Science of Sleep

July 23, 2006: California Roadtrip 2006, Part 1

July 23, 2006: Children of Men

July 23, 2006: Mr. Gantry Comes To Visit

July 20, 2006: OK, I Am Officially Addicted To:

July 12, 2006: Miscellania

July 9, 2006: longest. drive. ever.

June 18, 2006: No One Gets Left Behind!

June 8, 2006: Tasks: 1) Bend. 2) Cheese it!

May 24, 2006: Camellia Sinensis

May 15, 2006: Not So Bad, But Not So Good

April 25, 2006: i need it

April 13, 2006: you look like a perfect fit

April 1, 2006: all sleep and no awake makes jeff a dull boy

March 20, 2006: cathedral for a while

March 11, 2006: what a miserable way to start a weekend

February 27, 2006: well, there goes that weekend

February 20, 2006: wait, so… is this supposed to make me buy more perishables?

February 19, 2006: I like the rows of lights because they keep me calm

February 8, 2006: you’d think with a fancy college education like mine, these sort of things would occur to me sooner

February 1, 2006: they can make machines save us labor. someday they’ll do our hearts the very same favor.

January 23, 2006: I Watched 14 Episodes of Scrubs Today

January 10, 2006: Razza-frazza @#$% Macworld Keynote

January 4, 2006: i’m in love!

December 31, 2005: Oh, to hell with it! I’m gonna have a party!

December 28, 2005: You Set the Fire in Me

December 2, 2005: That’s funny. That plane’s dustin’ crops where there ain’t no crops.

November 24, 2005: well, at least they’ll get to finish it right

November 19, 2005: i’m really close tonight

November 13, 2005: This was pretty exotic stuff for a telepathic barmaid from northern Louisiana.

November 2, 2005: Oh, The Shame

October 8, 2005: great movie, terrible crowd

September 30, 2005: “Shining” – A Story About One Father, One Son, and a Whole New Way of Looking at Things. Starring Jack Nicholson.

September 29, 2005: i am internet hip now

September 28, 2005: i can relate

September 18, 2005: tell me what you don’t like about yourself

September 9, 2005: sharks patrol these waters

September 7, 2005: No Going Back Now!

September 2, 2005: I Don’t Sleep, I Dream

August 31, 2005: the dvd gods are mocking me

August 27, 2005: New is Good

August 24, 2005: just when you need “takebacks”…

August 19, 2005: I’m singin bout the wreck of the Old 97

August 8, 2005: apparently google doesn’t always quite get it…

August 7, 2005: could he treat you better?

July 29, 2005: authority, right, and approval

July 24, 2005: White Noise

July 17, 2005: make sure that you are sure of everything i do

July 10, 2005: great-o party

July 6, 2005: the ant days of summer

July 3, 2005: losing my edge

June 30, 2005: checklist

June 28, 2005: reed’s extra ginger brew

June 21, 2005: from ace-host to dreamhost

June 16, 2005: some weird sin

May 28, 2005: boring.com

May 18, 2005: i’ve never been happier about getting “arrested”

May 17, 2005: luke = jesus, get it?

May 10, 2005: xbox 360?

May 8, 2005: closed chapters

May 2, 2005: rigoletto

April 28, 2005: oh, sweet!

April 27, 2005: life after darth

April 26, 2005: two things.

April 24, 2005: 23, what a boring number

April 22, 2005: i need to see that movie again

April 22, 2005: aaargh

April 18, 2005: er, right…

April 13, 2005: is this guy really that serious…

April 13, 2005: oy, work

April 13, 2005: an interesting turn of events

April 12, 2005: a bunch of entries that weren’t in my backup

March 29, 2005: check this out

March 25, 2005: get yer war on

March 22, 2005: i stole this from miles

March 20, 2005: sxsw

March 17, 2005: oh nice!

March 16, 2005: what i’m watching

March 15, 2005: ohferjesusfuckingbuddhawillikers

March 14, 2005: X-Men 3 News…

March 13, 2005: farscape –> wazoo

March 12, 2005: well, fuck.

March 12, 2005: mac arcade

March 9, 2005: uqusnrae dcnae

March 8, 2005: work & mr strange

March 7, 2005: gravity decides

March 7, 2005: tomorrow: working stiff

March 4, 2005: alright, it’s done.

March 2, 2005: money…

March 1, 2005: guess what?

February 26, 2005: tiger, tiger!

February 25, 2005: satan loves lesbians…

February 25, 2005: oh god

February 21, 2005: i see today in a newsprint gray

February 20, 2005: oh. my. fucking. god.

February 19, 2005: formattin’ the drive

February 18, 2005: real quick

February 18, 2005: can you say “finally”?

February 17, 2005: aw, what the hell is that clown doing?

February 15, 2005: more scientology

February 13, 2005: unsquare.com redesign

February 11, 2005: quick one while he’s here… in front of the computer.

February 11, 2005: let’s be realistic here

February 10, 2005: i have just experienced a weird moment of convergence

February 8, 2005: The Orchard

February 7, 2005: oh, netflix…

February 5, 2005: i think this picture speaks for itself…

February 4, 2005: oh thank god

February 3, 2005: bad news, good news

January 28, 2005: comments… fixed!

January 27, 2005: the unbearable

January 25, 2005: not bad, so far…

January 25, 2005: Oscar Nominations

January 24, 2005: New Post!

January 19, 2005: Good Lord!

January 17, 2005: demonstrating the child-rearing abilities of certain cartoon makers

January 13, 2005: the future of the music industry

January 13, 2005: ghost in the shell 2: innocence

January 11, 2005: tv shows on dvd

January 5, 2005: bleh

January 5, 2005: i am totally that guy

January 4, 2005: check it out! hhgttg pictures!

January 3, 2005: ah-hah! success!

January 1, 2005: stupid aim

January 1, 2005: alright

December 31, 2004: er…

December 29, 2004: miscellania

December 25, 2004: i was going to post this on omni-fan, but…

December 24, 2004: Why I’m Glad Woody Allen is Still Alive and Making Movies

December 20, 2004: goddamnit!

December 19, 2004: Dildo Lightsabers

December 18, 2004: Interesting Week

December 11, 2004: kitty porn!

December 10, 2004: If I Could Neuter Him Again, I Would

December 6, 2004: Wha?

December 5, 2004: Progress…

December 1, 2004: I Have Made a Mix

November 30, 2004: Unemployment Sucks: Electric Boogaloo

November 29, 2004: Unemployment Sucks

November 25, 2004: T-Day

November 22, 2004: Roald Dahl

November 19, 2004: Nice!

November 19, 2004: why?!?!?!

November 19, 2004: who knows? not me.

November 17, 2004: Whoops!

November 17, 2004: The Grey Video

November 16, 2004: This Modern World

November 15, 2004: ODB R.I.P.

November 12, 2004: Chronicles of Riddick

November 11, 2004: For Fuck’s Sake

November 10, 2004: Structured Procrastination

November 9, 2004: Churchill’s Parrot

November 9, 2004: White Noise

November 7, 2004: About Right

November 4, 2004: I Heart Dan Clowes

November 3, 2004: I am a sexy man

November 3, 2004: Ha.

October 29, 2004: Movies I Have Recently Seen

October 23, 2004: Foxytunes and Friends

October 21, 2004: Neal Stephenson

October 20, 2004: Coffee…

October 14, 2004: Post Crazy

October 13, 2004: Bleeding Edge

October 13, 2004: Stupid Hackers

October 13, 2004: Finally!

October 7, 2004: Schtuff

September 30, 2004: Fun With Wireless

September 24, 2004: Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain Reissue

September 23, 2004: Kurt Vonnegut, Creative Writing 101

September 19, 2004: Sky Captain…

September 18, 2004: Sleepless Night

September 15, 2004: My Old FOW Site

September 15, 2004: Hatebeak

September 14, 2004: del.icio.us

September 13, 2004: Man, I Find the Most Random Things…

September 10, 2004: Cleaning up Dirty URLs

September 9, 2004: Fun DHTML Tricks

September 3, 2004: Brown Bunny

September 3, 2004: Depressing

September 2, 2004: when we make a movie…

August 24, 2004: It’s Almost the Same…

August 22, 2004: From a Basement on a Hill

August 14, 2004: Fun with DNS

August 13, 2004: Whoops… Apocalypse!

August 9, 2004: Notes on "The Boring Life and Unremarkable Death of Henry Herman"

July 27, 2004: Okay, I Need to Get Cracking

July 4, 2004: No Updates

June 21, 2004: New Criterion DVDs

June 21, 2004: I’m saving this one for later…

June 21, 2004: Well, this makes me happy…

May 20, 2004: Disorders…

September 26, 2003: A Sister

June 7, 2003: i have made my first test film

February 23, 2003: my kitty no longer has any testicles

December 7, 2002: i am in america!

November 5, 2002: i was in italy for the weekend

October 28, 2002: blogs suck, especially mine

October 27, 2002: ack i’m so braindead

October 24, 2002: National Novel Writing Month

October 20, 2002: for some reason i thought

October 18, 2002: well i lived through amsterdam.

October 10, 2002: Making Sweeten the Punch Work

October 2, 2002: the trip began on thursday

September 30, 2002: well its been a while since my last post

September 21, 2002: well, when I say comments

September 18, 2002: well comments are temporarily gone, but worry not

September 17, 2002: sorry for the long break

September 11, 2002: last night we went to see a show called hyperlynx

September 10, 2002: ways to get on the internet really suck here

September 9, 2002: i haven’t been updating this

September 4, 2002: well i’m already busy enough

September 3, 2002: the fire alarm went off

August 30, 2002: i had a dream last

August 29, 2002: I’M NOT MAD I’M JUST DISAPPOINTED!!!

August 28, 2002: watched a bit of news

August 27, 2002: well, i’m in london