• December 17, 2014 • Culture Dept.

    Quantum Deadline, Chapter 19: Murderer’s Thumb

    The latest episode of Quantum Deadline is live at Wattpad: Chapter 19. Murderer’s Thumb. We pick up after I’ve passed out at the grave of 1K, the suicidal intern. Accidental multiverse tourist Jude is still missing but...

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  • December 14, 2014 • Sonoma Co.

    Twas a Wine Country Christmas

    When thoughts of my annual Christmas column bubble up ‘round this time of year, the resounding chorus “Tradition!” rings through my mind’s ear. The tune is, of course, the opening number of Fiddler on the Roof and is later...

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  • December 5, 2014 • Culture Dept.

    Indigo Go-Go Under the Rainbow

    At the risk of sounding like an 80s observational comic, it never occurred to me, until writing the derpy headline above, that Judy Garland sang “Somewhere Over the Rainbow” in black and white. Thematically, it makes no difference —...

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