I’m Daedalus Howell, a San Francisco Bay Area journalist (editor, Pacific Sun, Bohemian) and author-auteur (writer, Quantum Deadline, director, Pill Head). Currently, on assignment penning a mystery series that promises entertaining enigmas and mordant wit more trenchant than a trenchcoat (ironically, the least trenchant outerwear). Sign up for my latest bylines and exclusive off the record content!
Praise for the film Pill Head
“…Satirically off-the-wall…” — Press Democrat
Praise for the novel Quantum Deadline
“A wonderful blend of mystery, science fiction and dark comedy that keeps readers from putting the story down.” – SciFi Bloggers
- Remains of Titanic Iceberg Defend InnocenceNearly nine years after centenary observances of the RMS Titanic and its tragic sinking on April 15, 1912, a former iceberg has come forward to defend itself against allegations that it caused the fateful collision.At a press conference in Newfoundland, four hundred miles north of the site of the mid-Atlantic disaster that […]
- Earth’s Fast Rotation is the New Spin CycleAs the world turns Even though it’s over, 2020 is still getting worse. Case in point, scientists have discovered that, due to a variety of circumstances, the Earth apparently spun on its axis at an increased rate last year. Yes, our collective merry-go-round is going faster—hang on tight. Though the increased speed […]
- The Darkest Hour is Just Before Dawn: It’s Not Over Yet“The darkest hour is just before dawn.” Like many Gen Xers, I was introduced to this concept in a Mamas and Papas lyric crackling away on an FM station on a Volvo car radio. It was the ’70s, and the aftermath of Watergate and the war in Viet Nam hung pungently in […]