Category Archives: Having all the fee fees

Be careful what you ask for…

As you may know, I was at CONvergence last week, which is one of my favorite conventions, enjoying the vast array of nerdery, geekery, enthusiasm, and awesome made available there. I was attending as a former CONvergence Guest of Honor. … Continue reading

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Remember when I got to interview Scott McCloud?

Now you can watch it for yourself! Thanks to the Chicago Humanities Festival for giving me this opportunity! I’m super-proud of how it went. ❤

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Scott McCloud at the Chicago Humanities Festival!

So, I’ve been asked to interview Scott McCloud at the Chicago Humanities Festival. I’m one of the many, many people who first learned about comics from Understanding Comics. I could not be more excited. You should come. There will be Q&A. … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Deep Breath

I just watched “Into the Dalek” last night, and will share my thoughts on that on the next Verity!. 🙂 I have some first impressions, and some nitpicks about “Deep Breath.” In general, I really liked most of the episode. … Continue reading

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5 Things make a Wednesday post

1. New! Verity! Extra! It’s a Big Finish Roundtable, featuring our very own LM Myles, whose Breaking Bubbles 6th Doctor Story is out this week, and Caroline Symcox, writer of Council of Nicea along with Una McCormack in an encore appearance! … Continue reading

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5 things make a post-Convergence update post

  1. New Verity Episode! Episode 46: Communication Breakdown is live. 2. Work is quiet, in the sense that I’m mostly working on things like annual reports and tenure portfolio reviews, that I can poke at slowly over time well … Continue reading

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5 Things Make a Post on a Wednesday

1. Christopher de Hamel is coming to campus today! He’ll be in Special Collections later this afternoon before his talk at 5 pm. I’m still rather excited. 2. Spain prep continues apace. This conference is going to be amazing. 3. … Continue reading

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5 Things make a post

So, 5 things. 1. I seem to be going through a post-tenure burnout/depression period.  Yes, it’s a thing. A thing that I am currently experiencing. My particular manifestation is keeping me from taking as much pleasure in successes as I … Continue reading

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Post-tenure Updates!

So, I’ve been tenured for a couple of weeks now. Here’s what I’ve been up to: 1. We bought a new car! It’s a 2013 Mazda 5. Our 1999 Saturn has been on its last legs for quite some time, … Continue reading

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WisCon Approacheth!

And our entire family will be in attendance. This WisCon is also the official launch for Queers Dig Time Lords! Thus, I have a very light schedule in deference to Michael’s book launch. It really is a splendid book. I … Continue reading

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