Monthly Archives: January 2014

Tales From Zone A18

Mike Monson is a writer, whose collection Criminal Love and Other Stories is well worth your time. However, like most of us, he also has to do other things to pay the bills, and following a recent relocation from California to … Continue reading

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Forget the Oscars…

Alas, I have been overlooked for the Edgars this year in both the First Novel and Paperback Original categories. However, if you’d like to see which books are in the running, you may find them here. I’m actually much more pleased … Continue reading

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In Which the Prof Saddles Up

For those of you with an interest in such matters, my first Western story, a short called “Hangman in the Wind”, has been published in the online magazine The Big Adios. You may find it here.

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My Kind of Place

Next time I’m in the inaccessible plateau of Leng (which may be a while, because of that whole “inaccessible” part), I’m gonna have to swing by the Leaping Peacock. I wonder if the Berries could get a gig there?

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Last Night’s Movies

As my Bengals have been eliminated from the playoffs, and as my beloved Kentucky Wildcats were done by six last night, I spent much of the evening on Netflix. Music documentaries were the order of the night. First up was Big … Continue reading

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All Aboard…

…the college as cruise ship. A tip of the Mondo Mortarboard to my former colleague Melissa Johnson, via Facebook.

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QotD: Young Drunk Punk Edition

I think I’ve written before about my interest in comedy, from listening to Cheech & Chong, Jonathan Winters, and the Pythons when I was a kid to SCTV in high school, and even trying it briefly (and badly) myself when … Continue reading

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