Learn History and Beat Up Dead Presidents

16 Apr

How to Fight Presidents - Cover

Jamie’s Review of How to Fight Presidents: Defending Yourself Against the Badasses Who Ran This Country by Daniel O’Brien It’s always frustrating to me when people declare that “history is boring.” It’s like they have zero idea about the human drama, betrayals, sex, and violence that shames Game of Thrones—AND IT TOTALLY HAPPENED FOR REAL. […]

Spreading the T-Shirt Love

7 Mar

Old Spice Must Flow

Anyone who knows me is aware for my love of the humble t-shirt. I settled on the “jeans & t-shirt” fashion style in 8th grade and it has shown I’m a giant nerd served me well ever since . And while sometimes a simple splash of color over my torso works just fine, my favorites […]

Buy That For a Dollar!

1 Mar

Jamie Dollar Bill

In updating the site to include some of my writing, I saw that there are some eBooks with my stuff inside you can easily snag for only a buck! So if you want some nerdy reading for your Kindle-friendly device it can be yours on the cheap! Click on the book cover images below to […]

6 Mundane (or Terrifying) Side-Effects of Sex

28 Jan

Turtle Threesome

SEX. Sex. Sexy sexsexsex. Do I have your attention? Good. Now stop being childish about it as we explore both the ordinary-but-seldom-discussed and rare-and-horrifying things can happen when consenting adults make mattress music. (The article below frankly discusses sex, anatomy, uses inappropriate language, and is not intended for minor children or my Mom. You have […]

Friendship is Madness

5 Jan

Ponythulhu: Friendship Is Madness

A.K.A. The Saga of Ponythulhu It was almost two years ago that my warped brain stumbled upon the idea of combining adorable, magical ponies with the cosmic horror of H.P. Lovecraft. I was running a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds to print our first card game, Building An Elder God, and we were looking for […]

4 Ways Government Surveillance Is Beyond Global

12 Dec


I’ve come to believe that it’s capitalism that softened the way for government surveillance. Most of us have gladly surrendered our privacy to companies in the name of selling us toothpaste, and the government listening to our phone calls, reading our emails, and peeking in on naked Skype sessions just may not seem like a […]

4 Recent Examples of Organizational Scroogemanship

10 Dec


It’s only days away from our office luncheon at Signal Fire Studios, and the fake tree has fake presents sitting underneath in festive fashion in the building lobby. This time of year always leaves me feeling that I’m not doing enough, not giving enough both in terms of the business — rewarding loyal customers, my […]

Quaffable Pie

21 Nov

Quaffable Pie

As some of you know, I’m marrying a talented and experienced bartender. She not only prepares an excellent martini, her mixology has led to some interesting new (or modified) cocktails. But there is one drink that is special to the both of us, as we sipped it together that first weekend we met and talked […]


29 Jul


Fantitlement /fanˈtītlmənt/ Noun 1. The false belief of fans that their passion and dedication to a person or intellectual property grants them rights and privileges. A few days ago I put my beautiful fiancée on a plane back to Ohio after a great trip out to California to the annual geek gathering known as Comic-Con (the Comic-Con, […]

Fear and Loathing in Topeka

28 Jul


When I was in ninth grade I almost died of pneumonia, and while in the hospital the youth minister of Woodstock First Baptist Church (in 1989) walked into my room flanked by two pretty teenage girls. He proceeded to barrage me with Bible quotes and hard insinuations that, because my baptism was a sprinkling at […]