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.

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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Hope and Fear as The Force Awakens.

Now that pretty much everyone has seen The Force Awakens, I can seriously (and unseriously) talk about it. Nothing I write here will change anybody’s mind about the film, one way or another, but you get to hear what I … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 2: Fear and Loathing

Oscar Wilde once said “Everything in moderation, including moderation!” He also said, “The world was my oyster, but I used the wrong fork.” Oscar Wilde was very good at puncturing over-inflated rhetoric with a few well-chosen words, and I like … Continue reading

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November Update

Hello, everyone! I hope that all of you are looking forward to this holiday season—I certainly am! And that’s despite being too busy for words. Needless to say, I have news. First up, Ronin Games has done amazingly well. It … Continue reading

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The Radical Moderate 1

It is possible to eat moderately. It is possible to express yourself moderately. It is not possible to believe moderately. M.G.Harmon Yes I just quoted myself, but sometimes I’m worth quoting. This post is a bit of a departure for … Continue reading

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