Jane Quiet RETURNS!

Go to our web jam now for the news! Whoo hoo — I can’t tell you how happy this makes me 🙂

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…

More Jane Quiet!

Drop by the Jane Quiet site to see the new developments — gotta get back to work on that script! Elena’s catching up to me.

A Dandy, Van and Rude Britannia

No time for anything but a quick recap in reverse time order: last night saw Dandy in the Underworld, the one man play at the Soho Theatre about Sebastian Horsley. It was quite good and alternately funny and sad, particularly with the fact of his death last week hanging over the production — though Horsley…

Magus: The Alan Moore Conference (Day One)

Here’s a lovely photo of me and Marc Singer snapped by the wonderful Adele, who already has her write-up of the Magus conference up over at her book blog, UnBound, and has pictures up as well. I was looking forward to this conference despite not quite having my paper done before I headed off to…

Jane Quiet Returns!

Elena’s got a new comic up at our Jane Quiet web jam page. Whoo hoo! This is the start of the second issue or arc, I suppose we ought to say as it’s on-line. Where did this start? I believe it was me combining Elena’s love of drawing dancing babes, my fondness for Johnny Vegas,…

Reviewed (Two Years Later)

Okay, so the Google search doesn’t necessarily catch everything. In looking for something else, I ran across a reference to a review in The Lion and the Unicorn 32.3 by David Russell of Tove Jansson Rediscovered, for which I wrote the essay, “Roses, Beads and Bones: Gender, Borders and Slippage in Tove Jansson’s Moomin Comic-Strips”:…

Jane Quiet Moves!

Yes, obvious parallels to “Garbo talks!” will strike a handful of film buffs (and likely no one else), but here’s the latest Jane Quiet fun stuff, courtesy of Elena’s playful skills and her son Doozie’s music: Half snow day today; yeah, that’s going to be effective. Surely my afternoon students will come in for the…

My Symptoms

All right, the latter is not a symptom so much as what I heard as I woke up about every half hour through the night unable to breathe. There are at least two squirrels in the attic who show not the slightest interest in the trap. I would be in bed, but I need toilet…