Recovered Writing, Unpublished Essay, Michael Bay’s Transformers and the New Post-9/11 Science Fiction Film Narrative, 26 March 2009

This is the sixty-first post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engaging othersContinue reading “Recovered Writing, Unpublished Essay, Michael Bay’s Transformers and the New Post-9/11 Science Fiction Film Narrative, 26 March 2009”

Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Queer Studies, Final Paper, “Transsexual Technology: The Political Potential of Gender Shifting Technologies,” May 8, 2008

This is the forty-fifth post in a series that I call, “Recovered Writing.” I am going through my personal archive of undergraduate and graduate school writing, recovering those essays I consider interesting but that I am unlikely to revise for traditional publication, and posting those essays as-is on my blog in the hope of engagingContinue reading “Recovered Writing, PhD in English, Queer Studies, Final Paper, “Transsexual Technology: The Political Potential of Gender Shifting Technologies,” May 8, 2008”

Dahon Speed D7 Pictures and Transformers Suggestions

As requested, here are some pictures of my new Dahon Speed D7 folding bike. Further below, I have some suggestions for Dahon about how they can take their folding bikes to the next level by making them true Transformers. Above, you can see the Speed D7 all folded up. Above, I have swung the frameContinue reading “Dahon Speed D7 Pictures and Transformers Suggestions”

What I’m Working On

Even though it’s Summer 2008 that doesn’t mean that I’m taking an extended vacation!  This summer is jam-packed with writing, conferencing, and class. Course work:  Teaching College Writing with Professor Brian Huot.  I’m taking a class in preparation of teaching the introductory college writing course in the Fall at Kent State University.  I received anContinue reading “What I’m Working On”

Blog Made to Suffer

That right–I’m a blog S&M junkie.  Not that I’m into S&M blogs, but I derive a certain amount of pleasure ignoring my blog while pursuing other, arguably more important, matters.  So it goes. I’m currently pulling double duty on papers.  I’m knee deep in tank books describing their development and first battles.  I believe thereContinue reading “Blog Made to Suffer”