Dinosaur

May 21, 2017

Five-Year-Old: I am Doctor Seuss, and I am turned into a dinosaur.

Slashfic

April 2, 2017

Wife: I think the really sad part is, you know the place to go for slashfic.

Fantasies

April 1, 2017

Me: Interestingly, a lot of the “Donald Trump” category at Archive of Our Own is not actually slashfic, but assassination fantasies.

Legends

March 27, 2017

Colleague: I just grep-ed to find wherever sasquatches appeared in the legends.

Bookbeard

March 17, 2017

Five-Year-Old: I’m Bookbeard!

Void

February 7, 2017

Wife: Sometimes you stare into the void, and it laughs at you.

Updike

January 30, 2017

Wife: You’re justifying this on the basis of an Updike novel?
Me:
Please don’t drown my baby.

Galore

January 9, 2017

Twelve-Year-Old: According to [Her Friend], it’s like feels galore for characters.

Zones

December 27, 2016

Me: The zones all have names, like Middle Zealand and Bricksburg.
Nine-Year-Old: And Clown Town, which isn’t really a place. It’s for clowns.
Me: Does it have a dead lady?

World

December 5, 2016

Me: I know the only person in the world who writes MATHNET fan fiction.