A few months ago, I wrote how I was going for silent for a little while because I was writing a book. Specifically, I was editing my master’s thesis on Renaissance occult philosophy (not light reading) for publication, which will hopefully happen next spring. And then I went largely silentContinue Reading

Game of Thrones LARP Gen Con 2015

This year, over 60,000 geeks of all flavors converged on Indianapolis, Indiana for the Gen Con gaming convention, held between July 30 And August 2. It offered over 15,000 different events, most of which were opportunities to play just about every game imaginable, including role-playing games, collectible and non-collectible cardContinue Reading

Zombie croquet, gishwhes 2015

Every year, the Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the Would Has Ever Seen (Gishwhes) invades the lives of thousands of people.  For one week, they find time to accomplishing things touching, silly, bizarre, challenging and occasionally moderately embarrassing, with their registration fees going to the Random Acts charity. This gem isContinue Reading

Imagery of Robert Fludd

History, Interrupted will likely go silent for the next few weeks while I work on edits for a manuscript accepted for publication. Ten years ago, I wrote Finding God in the World:  Approaches of the Renaissance Occult Philosophers to the Nature and Value of Matter as my master’s thesis.  ItContinue Reading

Varishka Twiceborn - Woman with dragon tattoo

This semester is running me ragged, so frequently the last thing I want to do when relaxing is do even more writing than all already am.  So, one of the ways I’m relaxing is getting back into artwork. The first image (above) came out of a friend’s Master’s thesis inContinue Reading

In my young table-top roleplaying game years, the GenCon gaming convention was game, game, game, sleep, game, game, game, sleep? game, game, nap at table, game, sleep, game.  Today there’s a little more sleep and a little less gaming, but there’s also friends. Every year since I started seriously LARPing,Continue Reading

This is the last of the GISHWHES submissions.  You can read about previous ones involving myself as well as those submitted by my remote teammates. A Novel Life Form I created this the same day I made the tribute to Stonehenge Apocalypse (featured in a previous post).  By day’s end,Continue Reading


The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt the World Has Ever Known (GISHWHES) has kept me mostly silent this past week as I have run around town being generally insane.  The contest has now ended, although it will be at least a month before winners are announced. The contest was a weekContinue Reading