Category Archives: Slice of Life

Irony is…

…being confronted on Twitter by a kid who doesn’t think that geek culture needs any more “diversity”, or that anyone needs to work toward it. The irony is that his avatar is an anime figure, which he drew himself. It’s fan art. He … Continue reading

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The Smiling Face of Grass

Yes, I’m grass under a microscope! And I’m happy to see you.

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The Future of the Past

A cool revival article from the Washington Post, featuring a series of science fiction illustrations from the turn of the 20th century. What People in 1900 Thought the Year 200 Would Look Like is a photo essay featuring public domain images … Continue reading

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Let It Happen

In January of this year, a few people celebrated the 70th anniversary of the Liberation of Auschwitz by the Soviet army. The Russians marched in on January 27th, 1945. By the time they arrived, there were only about 7,000 people left … Continue reading

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DigiBC Barbecue

The team at Kerberos decided to attend and support the DigiBC Barbecue event at the Electronic Arts campus in Burnaby on Thursday, and I snapped a few pictures with my phone. It was a light and lively meet-and-greet, featuring a … Continue reading

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Full Indie Summit 2014: The Secret Story of Your Game

The great team at Full Indie has edited and uploaded all of the talks from the 2014 Full Indie Summit! There is video and audio of some great presentations from indie developers and facilitators from all over the world, including … Continue reading

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The League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen

An interesting challenge this morning on the Facebook Wall of author Adam-Troy Castro: what if you had to create a League of Extraordinary Gentlewomen? It’s a straight-up proposition. Create an action-adventure Dream Team using the female characters of Victorian adventure/YA fiction, … Continue reading

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Wolf Mother

My friend Ludovic Mercier drew this sketch of me as a lycanthrope, and I absolutely love it. 🙂 You can support his Patreon campaign of fantasy, transformational and furry art here.

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How I Spent My Summer Vacation

I resolved at the end of May to dedicate this summer to fulfillment–not just of my personal dreams or ambitions, but of promises and obligations. In particular, I set my sights on all of the Perks that remained outstanding from … Continue reading

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Experimental Archaeology – Ancient Hair

Really interesting article in the Wall Street Journal today about Janet Stephens, a Baltimore hairdresser who moonlights as an experimental archaeologist, trying to reproduce the ancient hairstyles seen in ancient art. Frescoes, pottery, sculpture and other surviving ancient art often … Continue reading

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