Hello girls and boys! Today’s “Bytes of Literature and Technology” post is special because I will be discussing both literature AND technology. Are you excited? I’m excited. Let’s get started- I recently finished reading the first installment of Brent Weeks’s Lightbringer series entitled The Black Prism. The story takes place in a world where some… Continue reading

Thoughts of Boston

I’ll do my best to avoid falling off a precipice into an acidic pool of my own negativity, but I make no guarantees given the subject matter. Please bear with me. A few hours ago I heard about the tragic bombings at the Boston marathon, resulting in two confirmed deaths (so far) and untold injuries. And… Continue reading

The Heart of Martial Arts

Lately I’ve had the challenge of working with a web developer who was hired to rebuild my company’s website. Before I got involved the developer consulted with the owners about the project, collaborating on layout, design, and all the elements we wanted to effectively market our business. After a couple months of work, the developer… Continue reading

Why I Write

I love control. I also love creating something from nothing, using words as my medium and demons as fuel, like a warlock casting spells. More than ever before, we are constantly harassed by advertising images and assaulted with toxic, underdeveloped ideologies that serve a privileged few, deafening the thoughts in our own minds. Meditation is… Continue reading

Three Weeks Deep

I’ve been neglecting this site like a mountain of dirty dishes caked in dried oatmeal, and it’s about time I heat some water, grab a sponge, and put some elbow grease into this son of bitch. (Btw, where does ‘elbow grease’ come from anyway? I’ve seen elbows drier than a tablespoon of cinnamon, but not… Continue reading

BLT: Sandman Slim

If Tarantino wrote an adaptation of Blizzard’s Diablo franchise and placed it in Los Angeles, with a protagonist like the meth-addled offspring of Tony Stark and Hermione’s gothic twin sister, you might approach the badassery of Sandman Slim. Sandman Slim is the first book in a series by Richard Kadrey. I first heard about the… Continue reading