Gone to the Dogs

Fidget stood and crossed the room to the patio door. Staring through smudge marks left by eager noses, his sharp brown eyes scanned the yard outside for signs of trouble. There weren’t any squirrels; this was, no doubt, due to his ferocious barking efforts over the...

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8 Reasons Self-Driving Cars Might Not Suck

Autonomous cars are coming. That means no more burnouts, handbrake turns or getting the car up on two-wheels while trying to beat the red. But it won’t all be bad. Self-driving cars are going to have a lot of benefits, too. NO HANDS The most obvious benefit is that...

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Twenty Something Miles

It was a time filled with arguments, discourse and debates about a great many things. They argued about what was right. They debated what was real. They even disagreed about what a noun referred to. Despite this, everyone agreed that ancient Greece was far too hot and...

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Rules for Time Travel

Carson was tired, in a hurry and didn’t have time for anyone’s shit. He cleared his throat and looked at the group of tourists gathered before him. No two looked alike. Not even close. They were an assortment of races, genders, heights, weights and ages. The only...

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Because I thought it was funny

It wouldn’t be much of a legal defense. And I hope it doesn’t end up on my tombstone. But it’s pretty much the reason for everything I’ve ever done. Because I thought it was funny. It’s the reason I recently wrote a story about a robot’s butt and the reason I keep...

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The Monkeynauts are back! Kind of…

The Monkeynauts are back! Kind of... Remember the Monkeynauts? The out-of-this-world adventures of the Monkeynauts were a staple of Saturday mornings for many of us. We cheered as Commander Mike McMonkey and his crew from Terran Alliance for Interstellar Liberty...

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WHAM WHAM WHAM!

I encountered holiday music four times yesterday. And almost every time is was that effing Wham song. It was not at all unlike being assaulted by a boxer where every punch sets you up for another that comes from a completely different and unexpected direction. There...

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