Category: Diary Entry


Diary Entry 2009.26

Sima & MJ  ||  Cartoons  ||  ‘Microzine’ Sima Ladjevardian and MJ Hager Yesterday my wife and I had the pleasure of meeting Sima Ladjevardian.  Don’t ask me to pronounce the name, but she is certainly getting our vote in this election.  Running against Dan Crenshaw (R), we hope to have a representative in Congress to replace Trump’s local bagboy. Now don’t get me (too) wrong: there’s a lot I like about Crenshaw.  He was, for instance, in the military, served overseas, and was wounded in combat, losing his right eye.  When I sent a beloved relative a pic of Sima, she...


Loving LOVE

Recently I had the immense pleasure to attend a performance of the Cirque du Soleil show at The Mirage in Las Vegas called LOVE. It is a brilliant and bizarre 90 minute spectacle dedicated to the music and legacy of The Beatles. I am not a big fan of the circus. I’ve been to circuses, including one called something like the Royal Russian Circus maybe 25 years ago; with dancing bears, elephants walking trunk to tail, clowns so hideous they would make Pennywise shiver from their creepiness, and trapeze artists flying with the greatest of ease over outstretched nets. That is...


Diary Entry 1908.15

Yeah, I haven’t been blogging as much as of late, but I do want to inform my (few) dear readers of the upcoming issue # 7 of my sci-fi/fantasy/horror fanzine, “Microzine”. During — and for a bit past — high school, I, along mainly with my bud Kevin Colbeck, then later Ray Heikes and Charles Oliver, put together a fanzine, originally titled “Encyclozine“.  You, should you so desire, can read all about it here: Well, I am finally getting around to doing another issue, and this time I look forward to utilizing modern technology to make it a reality.  And...