Suburban Economics

Apr 4th, 2011

Communal warmth comes with communal heat, just as residential cool comes with a lonely chill.

Note to Self: Part 7

Feb 27th, 2011

Mak goes out to California to interview a hi-tech celeb, his ex-college buddy, just after the collapse of the web bubble. (That first, redefining one, back in 2000.)

Burqa Babes are Back

Feb 16th, 2011

Burqa Babes from SarKE on Vimeo.

Muslims, Chill: This Isn’t About You Since this story has once again reared its ugly unknowable, covered head, I thought a re-release of our 2008 video was in order. Especially just before Oscar season.

Note to Self: Part 6

Feb 3rd, 2011

In this installment of our blovel (catch up!!!), Mak calls home. Do any of you know this mom?

Note to Self: Part 5

Jan 30th, 2011

Ok, we're back. In this installment: Mak, inspired by NB, is able to finish his article. And then he and Andrea have it out over a beer...or three...

Note to Self: Part 4

Jan 24th, 2011

Here's where it really starts, in the direct chat between HS (Mak) and NB (You don't know her yet.) Thanks for hanging in there, reader.

Note to Self: Part 3

Jan 23rd, 2011

OK, readers. Mak is Back for the 3rd installment. (Hint: In the chat room chapter below he is Hands_Solo. In case you don't get that right away.) A note: When I wrote this back in 2000, there was no social media, only chat rooms and message boards. I was one of the first 700,000 people on ICQ, before it was bought out by AOL. It was all research, of course. That goes without saying.

Note to Self: Part 2

Jan 20th, 2011

Next installment on le novel. Minimal narrative scared the agents. Does it scare you, reader? Feedback, pls!!

Note to Self: My Unpublished Novel

Jan 19th, 2011

...Here you go. The first installment. This novel-in-pieces thing is going to take a long time. How deliciously Dickensian.

Where We’ve Been

Jan 16th, 2011

Telegraphic Account of this Last Month: ...Stumbled upon amazing job opportunity on, of all places, Twitter....