Category: Stuff

  • On Passing Stranger’s Suggestion

    The Towers of Gunfondle have fallen but the mighty flying fleets of the Fondlegun Doomfarers still rule the skies. Can a raw recruit defeat their foul enemies? From the sharpshooting imagination of legendary fantasy author Colt Barrel, comes this exciting return to the land of black powder and fragile egos.


  • Exciting new book cover!

    The great towers of Gunfondle have warded the proud people of Fondlegun from all enemies for ninety epochs. Yet can their inviolable defences hold when faced with a terrible new enemy: people being slightly mean to them? Gunfondle needs a new champion! From the sharpshooting imagination of legendary fantasy author Colt Barrel, comes this daring […]

  • Press Release from the President of C.T.Corp

    Yesterday, my beautiful home1 was besiged2 by armed goons of the FBI3. This unprecedented4 and unwarranted invasion of the sanctity of my home was both brutal in its execution5 and a violation of the constitutional rights of all Americans6. Without a doubt, this gross perversion of the apparatus of the state was part of the […]

  • AI Variant Cover for Debarkle

    Base image created by Midjourney with text taken from the earlier covers. The puppy is too lovable though 🙂

  • Hey, hey, guess what time it is?


  • Playing with Midjourney

    Another art/image machine-learning generator to play with. I started with a really old post of my where I illustrated the syllogism for “Felapton” with “No monsters are penguins, all monsters are snowmen, some snowmen are not penguins” After an extra interaction, I settled on this manifestation:

  • The Sandman: Episodes 7 to 10

    Of the two story arcs, I would have guessed that The Doll’s House would work better than Preludes and Nocturnes. Having finished season 1 of The Sandman, I’d say I was wrong. Episodes 3-6 were the strongest parts of the show. The Doll’s House is still good television but it is also the show settling […]

  • Missing Moments in Movie History: Timadeus

    The troubled genius who is cruelly manipulated by their less talented “friend”.

  • Demons!

    Triangles and trad-caths again. Long-term followers of this blog will appreciate this from the inaugural winner of the Dragon Award for Best Horror

  • Writing advice

    This is a poorly written and meandering post but I feel that is appropriate given the topic. Also, I’m technically ill, so for once, I have an excuse. I was thinking this morning about how much advice I have consumed about the craft of writing fiction. It is a lot. It is excessive when you […]