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April 15, 2017

This was originally posted on the old site but I like it so I'm reposting it here. The original date was August 25 2012. Enjoy- GT

When I saw the [RED ROOM] request for a blog about The Worst Thing You Ever Lost, I went back into the deep recesses trying to find somethi...

March 14, 2017



Over the last few weeks there's been a tiny stir about the so-called "Bryan Singer Pitch," some years ago, for a possible new Star Trek series.

Setting aside the various opinions about the relative quality of the idea...

March 12, 2017

It was in that house we ended up in in North East DC; the one my Dad called Shotgun Heaven. We’d been bumming around the country, following him as he tried to work out his life after divorcing my Mom and leaving his old profession.

Dad had been a lot of things in his li...

March 12, 2017

UPDATE: This was originally published Dec. 10th, 2014. Since then I've been called a nigger multiple times, most recently, last weekend by an EXTREMELY upset asian-americas "soccer mom." Days without being called a nigger: 7


The first time someone ca...

March 11, 2017

This is a reprint of the 5th LIL BLACK BOOKS column I wrote for BLACK SCIFI.COM a few years back. I'll be reposting more as I find them in my files.  In no particular order. 


It’s been an interesting couple weeks. I’ve been getting into a lot of di...

June 10, 2016

When I was in college there was this young woman.

Let’s call her Eve to keep things private. Every straight young man and not a few of the women wanted Eve. That is to say they wanted to get in her pants.  She was a stunningly beautiful young woman and, more than that,...

May 18, 2016

I’ve been wanting to write something about this for awhile but was never sure how to approach it. The interconnectivity + virtual anonymity provided by social networking  allows for a lot of people to maintain a fairly hot simmer about their issues of choice rather tha...

April 20, 2016

The following is an open letter to ALEX PROYAS, whom I do not know personally and whose prior works I have often enjoyed.

Dear Mr. Proyas.

I'm a Tv writer of primarily African descent. That means, in common parlance, a Black American writer of fantasy and science fiction...

January 16, 2016

So, as happens every year, a bunch of people have their noses out of joint over the OSCAR nominations for 2016.

Without going over the list itself I'd like to point out a few things that seem, consistently, to be missed by whining, outraged hashtaggers.

1) THIS ISN'T A S...

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