Today I decided to shift my undergraduate focus from poetry to fiction. Honestly I think my calling is more as a poet than as a fiction writer, but academically I just get too frustrated with poetry. It’s pretty much the same reason I don’t study music here at UT; for what I want to do with my music, academic courses just don’t do much for me. This won’t be a problem if I go to Antioch LA because I can always do a dual concentration…

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Remember when I said something cool was in the works? Well, here you go: please welcome the newest columnist at Backwash.com … me. Yep, I finally have a new writing gig online. My first few columns may take a while to get posted just because new columnists get assigned “mentors” to look over their early columns, but I’m cool with that — especially since my mentor is none other than the most fantabulastic original GRRL herself, Bonnie Burton. Go say hi to everyone else over…

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At long last (including suffering through one order that just got canceled on me without my knowledge), I have the soundtrack to Oh My Goddess!: the Movie. I know, I could have had it imported from Japan years ago, but my money situation just hasn’t been that great recently. Ignoring the piss-poor translation job in the booklet (Belldandy as Beldandy, Urd as Uldo, Skuld as Sculd, and most unforgivably, Keiichi as Touichi?!?), I am a happy camper. Quick question for any of you who’ve done…

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The motherboard for my new computer came in yesterday, and I spent an inordinate amount of time yesterday just looking at the instruction manual, trying to puzzle out where everything will go. I have to admit that the closer I get to having all the components ready to assemble, the more nervous I get about whether or not I’ll actually be able to build it. In the end, though, I think I’m only nervous because I’ve never done something like this before, and the actual…

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