Calling Seattle-Area Victoriana Buffs

It’s Bartitsu time! You know, Bartitsu — the 19th century “gentlemanly art of self-defense,” AKA Victorian stick-fighting … coming to Seattle via seminar on March 6, at the School of Acrobatics and New Circus Arts. Behold, a link: Bartitsu In Seattle. The seminar’s presenters are creating a documentary on this subject, called Bartitsu: The Lost […]

good news/bad news

This morning I went to the dentist for a routine cleaning — my last before our bullet-proof insurance benefits go away at the end of this month. I’d been having a little sensitivity with one particular tooth; so while I was there, I asked about it. The doc did some tests. He poked and […]

Question of the Day

I’ve been asked this question several times over the last few days, so apparently I ought to make a statement on the matter: Yes, if you order the trade paperback version of Fathom (available Feb. 2) from the University Book Store here in Seattle, I will totally sign it and personalize it for you. All […]