EU vs Google

July 18, 2018 Brian Niemeier 0

ZeroHedge reports that the EU is doing the job America’s DOJ won’t do: bring antitrust actions against Google. Shares of Google parent Alphabet are in the red on Wednesday morning as European Union antitrust regulators […]

Richard Paolinelli

A Writer’s Life

July 17, 2018 Richard Paolinelli 0

I’ve been seeing a lot of posts and comments from fellow writers lately that lament the path we are walking in our professional lives. It’s hard to find fault with them because this is not […]


The SJW Turkey Shoot

July 17, 2018 Brian Niemeier 0

You used to be able to take it for grated that when a studio announced a new TV show, they made the announcement assuming that the creators were dealing in good faith. Back in the […]

Dawn Witzke

O Comic Con Appearance

July 16, 2018 Dawn Witzke 0

On Saturday, I was on a panel with Richard Paolinelli entitled Criticism, Culture and the Future of Entertainment at Omaha Comic Con in Council Bluffs, IA. Here’s the description: It’s hard to miss the attacks on […]


Maine Reactor Back Online…

July 16, 2018 Scott Huggins 0

Hello, loyal readers. Just a little update on why the long radio silence, here. Last week was our first really, really BIG family vacation, prompted by the 90th birthday of my wife’s only surviving grandmother, […]



July 16, 2018 Brian Niemeier 0

Lately I’ve been getting questions about Kishōtenketsu, the four-part story structure of classical Chinese, Japanese, and Korean literature. My Twitter friends sent along a useful post explaining the concept. Let’s start with the word itself. […]

Richard Paolinelli

O Comic Con: AAR

July 15, 2018 Richard Paolinelli 0

This weekend in the Omaha area was fun for sci-fi/fantasy fans. The fourth annual O Comic Con was held at the Mid-America Center in Council Bluffs, Iowa. If you’re wondering why Omaha’s comic convention was […]