Prepare to have your heart-cockles warmed

Prepare to have your heart-cockles warmed

Nov 17

Video games, and by association, video game players, have a bit of a reputation. You can’t swing a dead cat (which is probably the combat mechanism of some game, incidentally) without hitting a panicked news article about how video games are turning your children into violent psychopaths. Jerry Holkins and Mike Krahulik over at Penny Arcade were tired of seeing this kind of press,...

Rally to Restore BRAAAAAAINS

Rally to Restore BRAAAAAAINS

Oct 28

Kind of delighted that the Rally to Restore Sanity Seattle (a local satellite rally for the big Jon Stewart thing in D.C this weekend) and ZomBcon are happening on the same day! Needless to say, it’ll be a big day for me and the missus (ha – we got married like two weeks ago, so now I get to write ridiculous sounding things like that here). Not sure what to expect at the Sanity thing...

Convention season is (almost) over

Convention season is (almost) over

Sep 18

We did the Penny Arcade Expo again this year — it happens about four blocks from where I work here in Seattle, so a three day orgy of video game goodness is kind of a no-brainer for us. Last year’s convention was a much more stressful weekend, since Zombocalypse Now was just about to hit the streets, and I was madly handing out promo cards and trying to figure out which celebrities to...

These are a few of my favorite things

These are a few of my favorite things

Aug 02

Just wanted to let everyone know that I’m blogging weekly now over at favorite thing EVER. It’s something of a review site, although “review” probably isn’t the best term, since really it’s all about unabashed gushing over things I love the most. So check out one of my most beloved childhood memories, or my favorite way to combine alcohol with board games....

Read the reviews!

Read the reviews!

Aug 01

Added a new page to the site this weekend — just a place where I can collect snippets from Zombocalypse Now reviews and point people to the full text. I realized that even though I usually do a blog post every time someone pimps the book, they disappear down the river pretty quick, so I just wanted to give them a more prominent spot on the site. My author interviews are also there,...

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