The Mammoth Flautist

The Mammoth Flautist

          The modern-day flautist gets a bad rap, probably. The flute has a light sound. It’s small. True. it’s no more phallic than some of the other instruments, but having to make that kissy face the whole time doesn’t help. And in Peter...

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Meet Detective Karen

Meet Detective Karen

I’m working on a new character named Detective Karen. You probably know her already. She pops up all the time on social media whenever there is a local crime and cracks the case using insight that rivals Poirot, Lansbury, or a three-year-old that is rocking back and...

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New suffixes for a better world

New suffixes for a better world

The Pirahã live along the Maici River in the Amazon and speak one of the world’s most unique languages. One thing that distinguishes the language from others is that their suffixes modify their statement to explain how they attained the knowledge they are conveying....

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Some choice SPAM

Some choice SPAM

I loved it when my SPAM has a hint of international intrigue. I was happy to see this because I'm getting tired of the dying widows in Oklahoma leaving me their mineral rights. Forget that Signoino means young boy. Forget that crimes of international commerce are...

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In these unprecedented times…

In these unprecedented times…

In these uncertain times, your company should be addressing this unprecedented threat. If you have not already crafted a response message, feel free to use one from below. COVID-19 In these times of unprecedented uncertainty, your safety is our top priority. In...

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28 Quick Book Reviews

28 Quick Book Reviews

It's been a little while since I've posted what I've been listening to on Blinkist. I was all set to post something last week but then the world fell apart. I know...excuses, excuses. I am enjoying the format. It's like a podcast minus the inane banter and CBD ads. I...

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A message to Benjamin Wallace Books customers

A message to Benjamin Wallace Books customers

A message to Benjamin Wallace Books customers At Benjamin Wallace Books, our first concern is your safety right after the concern that crabs may form an unholy alliance with lobsters and crab walk out of the ocean to form a crustacean caliphate that we should all live...

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God’s Rambo

God’s Rambo

The real-life Night Rider was Danish. Helge Meyer was Danish Special Forces Officer stationed at Rhine Airforce Base when the war in Bosnia broke out. He knew the country and knew the roads so he brought an idea to the US forces. With their help, he outfitted a ’79...

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Forget the body. Save the brain.

Forget the body. Save the brain.

When it comes time to freeze a loved one, you have a very important decision to make. Do you freeze the whole body or just the brain? At KrioRus, you can freeze a whole body for $36k. But it’s only $15k to freeze the brain. That’s a pretty substantial savings. And,...

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Here There Be Lizard Men

Here There Be Lizard Men

  I’ve got an ad running right now that shows an ICBM launch. As it travels, the narrator reads the first line of my book, “Even a mushroom cloud has a silver lining.” [video width="1280" height="720"...

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