Author Archives: George

About George

I am a reasonably successful self-published author ("successful" means I can pay the bills and am highly rated in my Amazon category), former financial advisor (writing is more fun), and have something in common with Mitt Romney and Donny Osmond. Guess.

In A Good Place

Which of these two doesn’t look comfortable? Jean Paul Sartre once wrote “Hell is other people.” He also wrote “Like all dreamers, I mistook disenchantment for truth.” Neither statement has much obviously to do with The Good Place, a great … Continue reading

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Suicide Squad Completed the Mission

  Not the Good Guys. So, I saw Suicide Squad this week. I’m going to spoiler the heck out of it, so 1.) DC comics fans should go see it, and 2.) stop reading until you get back. We good? … Continue reading

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Update and Words of Encouragement.

It has been way, way too long since I posted here. I am very sorry. Hopefully my silence did not dim your joys in any way, but life has been distracting me way too much. Bad writer! I will try … Continue reading

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WTC:RPG, Stage II

I’m glad to say that readers have continued to bother me about this, asking what’s going on and when it will happen. I’m now pleased to announce that, while massively behind where I thought we’d be on this, we will … Continue reading

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Fake Hate.

“The whole world is festering with unhappy souls. The French hate the Germans, the Germans hate the Poles. Italians hate Yugoslavs, South Africans hate the Dutch, and I don’t like anybody very much!” (The Merry Minuet, by The Kingston Trio) … Continue reading

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War is Never Civil.

Team Steve! Team Tony! Wait, this feels familiar… I have just come from watching Captain America III: Civil War. I went into it with lower expectations than I might have; Batman v. Superman was…okay but flawed and I enjoyed it … Continue reading

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Money Is (Sometimes) The Enemy Of Art

I am the opposite of an art snob (or literature snob). I think JK Rowling deserves her millions. So does every indie band that goes mainstream to cash in big, and every writer who scores a movie franchise. But. I … Continue reading

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Movie Review: Batman v Superman.

Superhero epic as war movie. A few of my readers have expressed enthusiasm over hearing my thoughts on Batman vs. Superman. I suppose they think that, being a successful writer of superhero fiction myself, I am uniquely qualified to pass … Continue reading

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Wearing the Cape Update and Q & A.

When heroes go Hollywood. So there hasn’t been much news on the game or book front recently, and I apologize for that. As should now be obvious, there was no January Kickstarter. This is because it has been taking longer … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 3: “The Worst Form of Government.”

I did not expect to be writing another Radical Moderate post for awhile, but with the presidential primaries coming up quickly, I thought I’d better get my two cents in. No, I’m not going to tell you who to vote … Continue reading

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