Robin Williams, An Appreciation

The first great stand up comedian I ever saw was Robin Williams. When I was ten or eleven, my parents let me watch my first uncensored comedy show, a rerun of his 1978 performance. If you haven’t seen it you should seek it out. I’m not sure how to find it on HBO–I’m not a… Continue reading Robin Williams, An Appreciation

How I Cheer Up After Spending My Hours Writing About the Nazis

My books, and my writing in general, tends to go to dark places. Dismantle the Sun was all about cancer and loss. Summer of Long Knives is a tour through Hitler’s morally insane Reich. The best most of my characters can hope for is disappointment. All of which may lead to a false impression, which I sometimes encourage… Continue reading How I Cheer Up After Spending My Hours Writing About the Nazis