Ever feel like being heroic? Ever see something that’s not right, and know that you have the power to do something about it? Today I did, felt like being a hero, I mean. Instead, I was just a snitch. But should I have done it any differently?
You know, I thought about publishing a post about a game with Fark tags and headlines, but I simply couldn’t bring myself to post it. Why? Because of something I think about too often, as I’m sure has anyone who’s ever considered their blog to be more than simply a sounding board. I’m talking about… Read more Quality: When Enough Is Enough
(If you can, read this post out loud. Who knows, others may thank you. Or they may threaten you with assault. Either way, a good time will be had by all.) For a while now, I’ve been buying shows on DVD. Why? Because I don’t want to have to endure one second of a show… Read more Why I Want to Get an AppleTV
[T]ypos will lurk and creep and scuttle on the edges of the text and, despite my best efforts, jump out and wave furiously at everyone as soon as I’m done… from Neil Gaiman’s Journal. You know, I should start a “quotes” miniblog or something. Anyway, I’ve been thinking about what to write. I have the… Read more Typos and Time
I’m starting to feel “not-so-fresh,” you know? Starting to feel the bloat, starting to feel the… well, you know. It’s that time of the month. Or year. Whatever. Time for me to update my RSS reader, eliminate some of the feeds gathering unread posts like dust on my monitor and add in some new, fresh… Read more Rebooting My RSS Reader
Just a couple of notes for you who read this. In short, RSS feeds now feature full blog posts instead of snippets; those of you visiting the site can now see a few recommended posts from across the web, thanks to a Google Reader widget on the sidebar, and 9Rules Round 6 starts May 7… Read more A Couple of Notes About Gnorb.NET and 9Rules Submission Day (May 7)
Here’s a question for readers. Why are you reading this right now? Seriously, I’d like to know. What brought you here? Why do you check the site (or have it in your RSS reader)? What kind of content do you expect, or do you simply enjoy whatever’s “good”, regardless of the topic? (Edit: Conversely, what… Read more So, Why Do You Read This? What Do You Expect?
Writer’s block. Is there anything more frightening to the would-be writer, the one struggling to get the proverbial “big break”, than writer’s block? Well, I mean other than getting your hands chopped off and losing your ability to write, getting ALS, or getting Alzheimer’s. You know, that just totally killed this post. Or maybe I… Read more Beating Writer’s Block (In My Humble Opinion)