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Second Brain

This was originally written for the March 2023 edition of Philosophy Notes, the newsletter of the Marin Philosophical Society. There’s a continuum that flows like so: data to information to knowledge to wisdom.  Age, I believe, is supposed to support that trajectory. And if not age, at least time. In my case, it’s been neither. …

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WineJourno

I have the need — the need for mead! Not.

As a media gadfly, I’m on every kind of PR list imaginable. Whereas I once resented receiving publicity spam, particularly if it was off my beat but now, given the absurdity of our culture, everything seems off-beat. I welcome it. I’m almost entertained, if not by the subject of the pitches themselves then the extra…

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Feast Lit Game Personae

A Lost Interview with the Late Anthony Bourdain

A previously unpublished interview with the remarkable Anthony Bourdain, who is probably the only man who ever uttered: “Dishwashing saved my life.” He will be missed.

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Lit Game WineJourno

’Tis a strange serpent – Drinking in Literature

From Viking magical mead poetry to Evelyn Waugh’s Decline and Fall, here’s how writers have encapsulated an eternal boozy truth Source: ’Tis a strange serpent – 10 of the most entertaining drinking bouts in literature | Books | The Guardian I’ve written a few drunk scenes — pretty much any action in Quantum Deadline is…

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WineJourno

Silly rabbit, brix are for kids

My latest piece for Men’s Health explores why wine has a higher percentage of alcohol these days.

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Guest Speaker | Story & Interaction Design | CCA

Thursday, January 28, 2016 4:00 PM  7:00 PM California College of the Arts 1111 8th Street San Francisco, CA, 94107 United States (map) Writer Daedalus Howell joins California College of the Arts assistant professor Graham Plumb to explore how story informs interaction design using a variety of narrative tools in an intimate seminar setting.