The musings, meanderings, and incoherent ravings of Steve DuBois
Thursday, September 16, 2021
Joe Abercrombie's "The Wisdom of Crowds"
The Age of Madness ends in the place that it has to end, I think. All of the larger plot and character arcs make sense. The Weaver's ...
Wednesday, January 6, 2021
The Capitol invasion and other crimes
I am a part-owner of the US capitol, as are most of the people reading this post. I am pissed right now, because a gang of thugs and morons...
Thursday, December 31, 2020
2020 in Review
I more or less stopped being a writer in 2020. Yes, there were demands on my time, particularly online teaching and the adjustments it nece...
Wednesday, September 9, 2020
An Appreciation of Matthew X. Gomez's "God in Black Iron and Other Stories"
DISCLOSURE: The author has, in his capacity as an editor, purchased and pubished my work in the past. New Pulp features a number of gifte...
Monday, June 1, 2020
The Privilege of the Anarchy Tourist
I have seen the sentiment expressed that the people who show up to protest police violence and the people who show up to break shit and stea...
Sunday, March 22, 2020
Faces are difficult. I teach teenagers the art of public speaking. Most of them can, with prodding, master the fundamental mechanics o...
Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Four Novels that Shaped Me
I've been invited by the prominent poet and editor Cameron Mount to share four novels that shaped me. He made the offer in a tweet, a...
View web version