Know-vember: Debi

The lovely Debi, gardener supreme, patient woman, Albacon wrangler — romance fan! Here she is brunching with me at Café Madison. I miss meals together! Come to Ireland, all right? What’s the first thing you do upon waking in the morning? When I wake up first thing, I might pick up the book at my…

Albacon 2010, Oct 8-10

Hey kids! Especially you locals — we’re only weeks away from Albacon, the capitol region’s only spec fic con which runs from Friday October 8th until Sunday the 10th, with oodles of fun stuff for you to do and see. Writer GoH: Allen SteeleArtist GoH: Ron MillerFan GoH: Lisa Ashton Plus we just got news…

SMBTV #4

I rolled myself out of bed early for the fourth Social Media Breakfast for Tech Valley. This meeting focused on blogging and coordinator Amy Mengel had as guests Lara Kulpa, Christina Gleason, Amanda Magee, and as moderator, All Over Albany‘s Greg Dahlmann. My college’s Communications Department sponsored the event (and they’re hoping to host the…

Albacon Wrap-up

It was a crazy and fun-filled Albacon this year. Of course one of the most fun parts was having a chance to catch up with the wonderful Liz Hand. Fortunately, I’ll see her the end of the month, too, at the Poe conference at UMass Amherst (no, I don’t have many details to give —…

BitchBuzz: Indy Horror

Hey kids, new BitchBuzz column — and it’s seasonal! Check out some indy horror including the wonderfully creepy House of Black Wings, created by friend o’ the blog David Schmidt and the folks at Sword & Cloak Productions: You know it’s October when Maureen Dowd quotes Hannibal Lecter and the National Review has a Bush…

Girls’ Night Out

Friday night I went out with pals Jenise and Angela. Our first stop was the oh so sophisticated Wine Bar on Lark, but then Angela thought we should go play pool at the Hollywood down the street. Much larking on Lark — for a long time we had the room upstairs to ourselves. The youthful…