Author Archives: Stephan Sokolow

Incognito Mode for Zsh

Incognito Mode. We all use it from time to time, but, if you’re a heavy terminal user, you might use your terminal as often and in as many diverse ways as your browsers. …so I thought, why not make an … Continue reading

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Fanfiction – Invincible

Today’s fic is a little Harry Potter disaster movie slash Battlestar Galactica crossover named Invincible by Darth Marrs. The basic concept is that the plot of the movie 2012 has come to the Harry Potter setting, but the radiation involved … Continue reading

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The Existence of God(s) as Cosmic Horror (Pre-Draft)

I have a somewhat interesting perspective on the possible existence of higher powers… one I haven’t seen someone else really focus on… and I thought it’d make a nice appendix to the book on fiction that I’ve been accumulating notes … Continue reading

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Novel – The Wiz Biz

…and since I seem to be reviewing books in reverse order from when I read and took notes on them, today’s review will be The Wiz Biz by Rick Cook… an omnibus of Wizard’s Bane and The Wizardry Compiled and … Continue reading

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On The Unix-Haters Handbook

A few months ago, I wrote a forum post explaining the context in which The Unix-Haters Handbook existed since, seen through the lens of today’s Linux, it does come across as somewhat ridiculous. While Eric S. Raymond did write a … Continue reading

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Comparative Lovecraft and “The Colour Out of Space”

Lately, I’ve been trying to clear out my backlog of purchased audiobooks while I get other things done… and one of the things I bought was a Groupees bundle of HorrorBabble H.P. Lovecraft readings. So far, The Colour Out of … Continue reading

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A Verbal Middle Finger to WordPress

I just lost a fair bit of work from WordPress “helping” me, so I need to vent. Think for a moment. What is the #1 thing that should define a good text editing experience… something so fundamental that you take … Continue reading

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