Three days ago I was in a swimming pool in a Santa Cruz motel. It was the last day of a trip that had included everything from WorldCon to watching Marguerite teach her 90 plus year old Grandma how to FaceTime. It was an exhausting and amazing time and as we decompressed on the last […]
The easiest criticism of modern western comics is also the truest; that nothing ever changes. Bruce Wayne’s parents always bleed out in an alleyway. Peter Parker never catches a break. The Joker always escapes. The resets button is always pressed. The next issue is always a relaunch. The Life of Captain Marvel is a relaunch. That’s the
This blogpost was so nearly called I MADE A GAME WITH AN AWESOME CO-CREATOR! It may yet be part of a series called that. Because I did. Want to play it? After The War is a game of memetic science fiction horror. It’s Bravestarr in a minor key, Starfleet’s day after their worst day ever.
WorldCon 76 is imminent! And I will be appearing in several capacities at several places, many of them on Friday. You can find my official schedule link here but I know you’re all busy people, so here it is: FRIDAY 11:00AM Kaffeeklatsch: Alasdair Stuart San Jose Convention Center – 211B (Me! A small group of people!
So I’m playing Destiny 2 at the moment. Specifically,Curse of Osiris, the first expansion for it. For those of you who don’t know, the Destiny games are set in a universe where a colossal, spherical alien called The Traveler is discovered on Mars, we establish first contact, a golden age of exploration and peace begins and then EVERY SINGLE
There is an ongoing belief that pop culture is better when it isn’t being ‘political’. Which is a little like saying what the alphabet really needs is less vowels. It’s an epic, biblicly idiotic way of thinking and this week I spent a couple of fun hours watching a movie dedicated to repudiating it. The