Category Archives: Blogosphere

End of an Era, The Start of a New One

I’ve been a member of sff.net since 2001. At the time, it was the place to go if you were a professional or aspiring professional in the field of science fiction or fantasy. They offered special rates for SFWA members, … Continue reading

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Dear Dan Harmon re: Season 2

Dear Dan, How’s that second season for Harmonquest coming along? Just checking. It’s hard to tell from my vantage point in your office parking lot. Lotsa love, –John p.s. Thanks for the expanded universe clips. They’re fun. More. MOre. MORe. … Continue reading

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Playing With Secrets in Gaming

There’s a guy in my current D&D gaming group–we’ll call him Chris. That’s his name… or so he says. A nice guy. He plays a farmer. A farmer? That’s what he says, and the DM backs him up on this. … Continue reading

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On Playing the Role and Not Just the Stats

I’ve been getting deeper and deeper into tabletop RPGs again after some time away from the hobby. As I’m also writing bit more, it’s natural that I’m going to tackle it as a topic more from time to time. Lately … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Hollywood, and an Offer of Cookies

Dear Hollywood, Now’s your chance. Now’s your chance to become the arm of the progressive liberal movement that the right wing has always shrilly accused you of being (clutching pearls optional). And there will be cookies involved. Let’s go back … Continue reading

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An Open Letter to Dan Harmon of HarmonQuest

Dear Dan Harmon of HarmonQuest, I have enjoyed the entire run of HarmonQuest too many times now to count. Even our two month-old baby has seen it a few times–mostly because it’s 3 a.m. and I have control of the … Continue reading

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How we can help…

We ask ourselves how can we help? How can we be part of the solution and not be part of the problem. This is a question I’ve been working on for the past few days. It’s been easy to express … Continue reading

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Treating myself

With money as tight as it is around here right now, it’s hard to get me to treat myself sometimes. But I’m not made of stone, and gift cards can be wonderful things. My current highlight is an “ugly sweater” … Continue reading

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What’s writing these days…

We keep pretty busy here at casa de Teehan. What with the new baby, things get busier, but we also find time to work on our own projects. For myself, it’s a lot of writing. I like keeping it regular, … Continue reading

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