Monthly Archives: December 2015

Creator’s Nostalgia is a Sweet Poison

Nostalgia is a strange sort of beast. It has us celebrating past enjoyments and longing to relive past glory, which isn’t inherently horrible. But nostalgia looks only backward, never forward, so if we hold to nostalgia too strongly we bumble around—not unlike someone who would walk backward throughout the day. I was conversing with an old friend recently,

My *Mas 2015 Offerings

I have two amazing things for y’all this season. One is pay-what-you-want thing for Christmasn, and one is part of a bundle for Epimas. Hence “*Mas.” Santaender: a Mythender World Ever since Wil Wheaton wrote about his Mythender experience Ending Santa, people have asked me about that game. I figured this year was a good

Being “Right” Isn’t Worth Burning Bridges

One of the more painful lessons I’ve learned—and some would argue that I haven’t really learned it yet—is that being “right” isn’t worth burning bridges. I’ve burned plenty of bridges in the last decade, some personal, some communal, and some professional. And I’ve been on the other side of that. No, really, being “right” is