PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Cacciaguida writes: "For some reason I am currently unable today to access my blog 'Cacciaguida.' My 'username' appears to have been reassigned to another individual. My last post to that blog was the opera post dated Sept. 1. Until further notice, assume anything added later than Sept. 1 is by an impostor."If Blogger can't resolve the problem, I'll create a new blog to continue Cacciaguida."If you have any advice for him, please email … [Read more...]

FOR THOSE FOLLOWING THE SAGA of my sickness, I'm better now. Upcoming posts (maybe tonight, probably Monday): another bushel of comics reviews, more story, more stuff about formation of sexual identity. On Monday, assuming all goes as planned, I'll also tell you if anything fun happened at the Small Press Expo! … [Read more...]

LATHER DAY SAINTS: Search requests that have brought people to my blog. In rough order from least funny to funniest:"the church of jesus christ of lather day saints email addresses in america" "bikini toga" "naked on a rollercoaster" "totality raunchy s**t" "tragedy twisted metaphysics" "objectivism x-men" "when shorthand IM makes you look stupid" (answer: pretty much all the time) "forklift icon font" "inflatable shark popped" "Who admitted stealing a copy of his girlfriend's autobiography … [Read more...]

AND THAT'S WHERE THE TROUBLE BEGINS: Tomorrow's excerpt from "What You Can Do for Your Country." … [Read more...]

BETHESDA, ANGEL: Schedule for the Small Press Expo. I'll be there. … [Read more...]

"WHAT YOU CAN DO FOR YOUR COUNTRY": My next fiction project. The first installment is here. These installments will be shorter than for "Judica me Deus (Judge Me, O God)," and there will be more of them, so I will try to post at least twice a week. This is a harsh little story, although the first segment is gentle. All criticism welcomed. … [Read more...]

The Piccadilly palare was just silly slang between me and the blogs in my watch...The Agitator: PATRIOT is only the tip of the iceberg. End of post gets a bit histrionic (due process is "dead") but basic point is right on.L. Solum: Big analysis of Miguel Estrada's withdrawal from the judicial nominations process. Worth your time, though I am not sure whether/how much Professor Solum and I agree about the principles--I want to a) distinguish between "political ideology" (I prefer "political … [Read more...]