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Hey everyone! Please forgive the state of the blog right now. I am in the process of redesigning my web site and things may look a little out of whack. Sorry for any issues. Please feel free to check out my crazy thoughts anyway. Thanks for your interest. -ben

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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Utopias Are Boring

Utopias sound nice. Perfect world, harmony blah, blah, blah. But they're kind of dull. A good old dystopia is way more exciting. Here are the books of #DystopiaCrave. Several authors got together and are offering their books for free. Check them out and together we...

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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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Herodotus was probably a jerk

I was humbly reflecting on how history will remember me and it got me to thinking about Herodotus. The "Father of History" was probably a jerk. To be fair I would be too if I was the one who got to decided exactly what was or wasn't history and who got to be included...

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And everyone was Hitler

I don't set out to make my books anything but a fun escape from everyday. But every now and then even I accidentally make a point. Several people have asked that I share the opening to my book Pursuit of the Apocalypse where the main character reflects on what things...

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The Robot Apocalypse Has Begun

JUNKERS IS HERE! Junkers is the story of a man named Jake whose job is to stop robots when they inevitably decided to turn on us. It’s the story of a woman that used to date that man that has the same job but is paid much better and gets much more respect. And it’s...

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