Another weekend gone another week ahead…come on Thanksgiving!

Thanks for stopping by the old Mother Ship everybody.  Well it’s starting to feel like winter which is great.  I should specify it’s feeling like Los Angeles winter which is different than winter in other places.

It’s about sixty degrees outside, I’m wearing a hoodie, sipping some miso soup from my R2D2 mug and thinking about turning the heat on.  Brrr.

I’m still on my diet and have lost just under 9 pounds, I shall continue the diet indefinitely as I feel great.  However, Thanksgiving is upon us and all bets are off for that week alone.  Shit, is going to get Kraxy!

Yeah that’s Crazy with a K and a X, that’s just how Kraxy it’s gonna get.

Because Thanksgiving may be awesome, but the day after, the day after Thanksgiving when the leftovers have been soaking up the others flavor for two days, well that’s just magical.

Until then I shall remain ever vigilant and eat stuff like this:

20151019_132424 (576x1024)This is an egg white scramble with spinach, bok choy and yellow peppers.  I threw in one actual egg for some flavor along with the egg whites because I can only take so much.

But it is filling and pretty tasty.

Now let’s get on with the shenanigans.  This week starts my three part series opining on the fruitless war raging between 3rd wave feminists, MRAs and MGTOWers.

Oh yes it’s as ridiculous as it sounds.  You can read this weeks post on feminism at Reluctant Joy http://bit.ly/rljywp

Right now streaming over on Podbean and iTunes it’s the post Halloween spooktacular podcast.  There’s a brand new episode Wednesday but why not catch up now http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

I have a brand new collection of short stories available for free if you have kindle unlimited.  Also as Christmas is fast coming upon us why not pick up my novel The Geek for that miscreant in your life who likes to read.  Here’s a link to my amazon author page with some hopefully humorous ramblings on it http://amzn.to/1MwzPG6

And don’t forget to follow and like me on facebook http://bit.ly/fnbrjwp and twitter http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

Well I hope everyone has a great day and that you come back Wednesday for updates.

best,

Jonathan

Hope everyone survived Halloween!

Hey All,

Thanks for stopping by.  If you’re reading this you’ve obviously avoided falling into a deep diabetic coma and survived Halloween.  Good for you.

I was supposed to go to a party on Halloween but woke up feeling incredibly run down and missed the fun.  I did catch up on Blacklist so I suppose that’s good.

The diet continues and I’ve lost about 7 pounds so feeling pretty good about that.

Lot’s of stuff going on this week and it’s one of those weeks where so much is going on that the midweek update is going to be somewhat big. So you’ll definitely want to come back Wednesday for that.

In the meantime let’s get on with the Monday stuff.

My current podcast about the Anthony Jeselnik comedy special is currently streaming on podbean and iTunes and you can catch that here http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

I’ve written a blog post that compliments the podcast over on reluctant joy which you might find interesting http://bit.ly/rljywp

Facebook shenanigans and twitter stupidity, oh we got ’em here http://bit.ly/fnbrjwp and here http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

I did my first radio interview regarding The Geek on SouthWaves radio in the UK.  The Skype connection was a little buggy and I was kind of nervous but the host of the show David Snape was really nice and all in all I don’t think I came off like too big of an idiot, plus it was loads of fun.  You can listen to the bulk of the interview on soundcloud here http://bit.ly/1WseFyi

What’s The Geek?  Well that’s my hardboiled pulp thriller available on amazon for paperback as well as amazon, iTunes, gooreads and just about everywhere else for ebook, here’s the amazon link http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

There’s a whole new episode of Stuff & Stuff Wednesday plus an announcement regarding a new publication, so come on back!

Thanks everybody and I do hope you all have a great Monday.

Best,

Jonathan

Welcome to the midweek update

Hey Everybody thanks for stopping by.

I’m always pleasantly surprised when I check the stats page and find new and consistent visitors/readers/listeners from places I’d never expect to get them from.  So all you folks from France, Brazil, India, Saudi Arabia and New Zealand thanks for coming back.  Of course everyone is welcome and I’m very happy that my readership and listening audience is incredibly diverse.  Next week just for fun I’ll post the list of countries that my readers and listeners come from so we can all bask in this great global community.

Up on Reluctant Joy there’s a cool little short story I wrote called Night Mage.  I’ve been getting some really nice feedback on it and I’ll be launching it in January as a kindle serial since it’s proven so popular, and it’s an absolute hoot to write.  http://bit.ly/rljywp

There’s a brand new podcast up over on stuff & stuff.  This week’s episode is a very short one.  Nobody could play with me this week so I”m riding solo.  I basically go on a caffeine induced rant for a half hour.  Mainly I talk about the Anthony Jeselnik special on Netflix and why I think it’s more than just a comedy special.  You can listen to Stuff & Stuff on iTunes or on Podbean here http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

Of course don’t forget to like and follow me on facebook, because I have really low self esteem and your love matters http://bit.ly/fnbrjwp

You might think it’s nearly impossible to make a complete idiot out of yourself when you only have 140 characters to do it in, well I make being an idiot look easy.  Don’t believe me? Then follow me on twitter and see for yourself http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

Of course no post is complete without me flogging my pulp novel The Geek.  Available as an ebook everywhere ebooks are sold and as a paperback on Amazon.  If you’re unsure of what to get the sociopath in your life for Christmas, Hannukah or Festivus, trust me, The Geek is perfect.  http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

Saturday is Halloween so everybody have fun and be safe.  I’ll be nerding it up at my friend Tyler’s costume party so I’m looking forward to that.

Again I want to thank my returning visitors and my new ones for stopping by and I hope you continue to find my BS amusing.

Take care all, have a great Halloween and I’ll see you Monday.

Best,

Jonathan

Boo! I vaant to suck your blog!

Well it’s Halloween week and things are gearing up for quite the spooktacular weekend. Yeah I said spooktacular, no I am not ashamed.

I will be going as a grumpy writer for Halloween.  It’s a great and simple costume.

Step 1: Get Dressed.

And I’m done.

There’s a new episode of Stuff & Stuff.  Again I hang out with my buddy Palmer.  We quickly discuss Fallout 4 before quickly going downhill as usual.  I tell the story of the woman who introduced me to kink and why roleplay is completely different than cosplay.  I’ve been quite annoyed with the whole Social Justice Warrior movement and finally have reached my limit.  I rant about why 3rd wave feminism isn’t feminism, why Anita Sarkesian is more of a con-woman than a feminist. I also go off on meninists, mgtowers, and manginas.  http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

Over on reluctant joy there’s a fun short story that I think fits the Halloween mood called Night Mage. http://bit.ly/rljywp

I’m up to no good on twiter as usual http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

And if you’re in the mood for thrills and adventure you can grab my book on amazon for paperback or basically everywhere for ebook http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

If you’re in the mood for things less thrilling and adventurous there’s always facebook http://bit.ly/fnbrjwp

Well I certainly hope everyone is as excited as I am about Halloween, but ‘ll check in Wednesday for the update and to gauge excitement levels.

Blah! Spooky! Blah!

Jonathan

Happy Wednesday Everybody

Pretty crazy around here today so unfortunately I have to make this quick, hope that’s not too rude.

There’s a new episode of Stuff & Stuff.  Again I hang out with my buddy Palmer.  We quickly discuss Fallout 4 before quickly going downhill as usual.  I tell the story of the woman who introduced me to kink and why roleplay is completely different than cosplay.  I’ve been quite annoyed with the whole Social Justice Warrior movement and finally have reached my limit.  I rant about why 3rd wave feminism isn’t feminism, why Anita Sarkesian is more of a con-woman than a feminist. I also go off on meninists, mgtowers, and manginas. http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

I’ve got my short story D’jinn over on reluctant joy and everyone seems to be like that http://bit.ly/rljywp

And of course, buy my book you cheap bastards.  It’s available in ebook or paperback http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

Here’s my facebook http://bit.ly/fnbrjwp

Here’s my twitter http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

And here’s me running out the door before I’m late for a meeting.

Have a great rest of the week and weekend.  See you all Monday.

Ta,

Jonathan

Here we go again, another Monday and not nearly enough coffee!

Man, another seven day work week looms before me and there seems no end in sight for the foreseeable future.  I’m sucking down my third cup of coffee and considering a fourth.

I hope you all had a great weekend and that you have a fun week in front of you.

I’m not much for horror writing but since we’re heading into Halloween I’ll be posting some fantasy stories on Reluctant Joy.  This week I’ve posted a sweet little story called D’jinn and I hope you enjoy it. http://bit.ly/rljywp

Currently streaming over on podbean and iTunes I’m talking about Sasha Grey, Screaming Females, Dengue Fever and why you should never go to Buffalo Wild Wings on the Stuff & Stuff podcast http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

The fine folks over at TV Campfire made the mistake of having me back on as a guest and that’s currently streaming here if you’re curious http://bit.ly/1G1TxwV

Of course you should also buy my pulp novel The Geek available here in paperback http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH it’s also available as an ebook there as well as iTunes.

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Well I’ll be back on Wednesday with the midweek update but in the meantime follow me on facebook http://bit.ly/fnbrjwp and of course twitter http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

Okie doke have a great day everybody and I’ll see you Wednesday.

Best,

Jonathan

I’m probably gonna be cranky for a while.

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Howdy all and happy Monday.  As usual there’s a lot of stuff going on here aboard the mother ship.

Some small news first.  I have been incredibly busy recently with pitching projects and the release of my novel The Geek and so I have had to make a bit of a tough choice regarding my time.

Starting today I will no longer be posting on my original fiction site Tumble and Drift.  Between working on screenplays, fleshing out the next couple of books, my podcast, Reluctant Joy and just life in general I had to choose one thing to cut so I could free up a little more time and that was the one I chose.

Having said that, I will be folding short stories into Reluctant Joy, my other blog.  So from now on Reluctant Joy will have original fiction as well as essays, rants and my usual uni-bomberesque ramblings.

Tumble and Drift will stay up for now and anyone curious, bored or looking for something to read should feel free to check it out http://bit.ly/tadsff

Over on Reluctant Joy this week I’ll be posting some micro-stories and through the month of October it will be mostly fiction.  I am working on some essays for the site but they probably wont go up until November.  You can check out Reluctant Joy here http://bit.ly/rljywp

Currently on the podcast I’m having a conversation with my buddy Tyler Uslan.  We talk about Virtual Reality, debate the best fast food burger in Los Angeles and Tyler is cool enough to candidly share with me what it’s like to have Autism. You can find Stuff & Stuff on iTunes or go directly to podbean here http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

There’s a whole new show on Wednesday when my friend Rob Palmer stops by and we talk television, celebrity encounters and general stupidity.

I should warn everyone that for the next month I’m going to be on a very strict diet and up my workout routine so I can drop about 7 pounds. So expect me to be cranky, tired and hungry for the next 30 days. Grrrr!

My novel The Geek is getting some decent reviews and is available on amazon for paperback and also amazon, iTunes, goodreads and pretty much everywhere world wide for ebook so if you’d like to read an awesome story filled with mayhem, sex, vengeance and more mayhem check it out.  Here’s an amazon link http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

Offering autographed copies is a great idea when you don't think you'll sell any books. Very grateful, just lazy.

Offering autographed copies is a great idea when you don’t think you’ll sell any books. Very grateful, just lazy.

Please feel free to follow me on twitter.  I always follow back unless you’re an obvious bot or trying to sell me followers http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

And like and follow me on facebook because I have low self esteem and abandonment issues http://on.fb.me/1NX6vtH

I’m working on some cool stuff for the midweek update so check back in here Wednesday for some more shenanigans.

I hope everybody had a great weekend and has a better than average Monday.  Nothing too exceptional, I wouldn’t want the rest of your week to be a letdown.

Talk soon and thanks for stopping by.

Jonathan

Post no apocalypse update. Yay?

Well it’s Wednesday and the blood moon apocalypse never showed.  That’s the problem with doomsday prophecies.  No one’s ever right about them and if they were it’s really hard to brag about being right while defending yourself against the undead, UN Soldiers, Satan’s Army or whatever BS you said was going to happen.

On the plus side there is new stuff to be had.

Over on reluctant joy this week it’s a second free excerpt of my pulp novel The Geek available for your reading pleasure here: http://bit.ly/rljywp

If you like what you read go ahead and scroll down and read the first few chapters from last week that I posted and if you like that, then why not head on over to Amazon and pick up a copy.  It’s available in paperback and ebook from amazon.com and as an ebook on iTunes.  Here’s a handy link http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

On iTunes if you search The Geek it’s like the second or third thing to come up.

Over on Tumble and Drift this week there’s another micro-story called Birth which I think you’ll enjoy. Here’s a link to that http://bit.ly/tadsff

Fresh out of the oven there’s a new episode of Stuff n Stuff streaming with my buddy Tyler about various nerdy things.  We also touch on politics, the Pope, debate the best fast food burger in Los Angeles and then Tyler spends the last 15 minutes or so sharing with me what it’s like living with autism.  Which I thought was very cool of him and also informative.

What?  Oh a link?  Sure here ya go http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH and like everything else in the world it too is available on iTunes.

Want to be offended, amused and bamboozled 140 characters at a time, well I can hook you up on the twitters and what nots http://bit.ly/1YIWqZA

And feel free to like and follow my facebook shenanigans here http://on.fb.me/1NX6vtH

I’m pretty excited about tomorrow night.  Not for professional reasons but because tomorrow is October 1st.  And that is awesome because my friends and I are heading into the city to experience the magic that is the Rifftrax crew work their mojo on the greatest bad movie of all time Miami Connection.

The RiffTrax crew are the mad genius’s behind Mystery Science Theatre 3000 a very awesome show that I still enjoy.

So needless to say Thursday night is going to be epic.

Unless of course there’s an apocalypse between now and then in which case, OHMYGOD!  We’re  in hell!  Is that Satan!? Zombies! Marauding gangs of syphilitic rock band roadies are terrorizing the country side! I’m on Fire and being eaten alive by mutant alien buffet seekers! I only have two bars on my cell phone! Aghhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh!

But I’ll probably just see you all Monday, have a great rest of the week and weekend everybody.

Jonathan

Oh an look here’s the cover of my book

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Midweek update

Well howdy everybody.

Fresh out of the oven is a brand new epsiode of the Stuff & Stuff podcast. This week I’m talking art and stuff with L.A. artist Pau!  We have a good time and cover a lot of different topics so check it out.  http://bit.ly/1KOLDsH

This week on Reluctant Joy I’m talking about tolerance, fighting the good fight, fat shaming and the insane world of the overly politically correct social justice warrior, available here http://www.reluctantjoy.com

Over on Tumble and Drift I am beginning to tell Micro-stories and the first one is up this week and available here http://www.bit.ly/tadsff

The fine folks over on TV Campfire had me on as a guest and if you’re in the mood for some passionate talk about TV you should check it out here http://bit.ly/1NiK4BL

Of course there’s always fun stuff going on at my facebook page and I highly encourage you to like and follow my stupidity there at http://www.bit.ly/fnbrjwp

And why not follow me on twitter at @Pron_coktail it’s non gmo and fat free!

Lastly but oh so not leastly my new pulp novel The Geek is out and available in paperback and ebook.

You can get the paperback here http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

and the ebook here http://amzn.to/1UCe15M the ebook is also available on iTunes just type The Geek in the search engine and it should take you right to it.

Please follow me here and get on my mailing list for lots of fun upcoming shenanigans including contests and giveaways.

Take care all, have a great day, an awesome week and we’ll talk soon.

Sincerely,

Jonathan

Happy Monday!

Well howdy everybody.

There’s a ton of stuff going on around Fort Geek this week and I certainly appreciate you all stopping by.

Currently streaming on the Stuff & Stuff podcast I’m flying solo and talking about a lot of different stuff as usual. There’s a new episode Wednesday but you can listen to the current episode here http://stuffnstuff.podbean.com/

This week on Reluctant Joy I’m talking about tolerance, fighting the good fight, fat shaming and the insane world of the overly politically correct social justice warrior, available here http://www.reluctantjoy.com

Over on Tumble and Drift I am beginning to tell Micro-stories and the first one is up this week and available here http://www.bit.ly/tadsff

The fine folks over on TV Campfire had me on as a guest and if you’re in the mood for some passionate talk about TV you should check it out here http://bit.ly/1NiK4BL

Of course there’s always fun stuff going on at my facebook page and I highly encourage you to like and follow my stupidity there at http://www.bit.ly/fnbrjwp

And why not follow me on twitter at @Pron_coktail it’s non gmo and fat free!

Lastly but oh so not leastly my new pulp novel The Geek is out and available in paperback and ebook.

You can get the paperback here http://amzn.to/1JUFjtH

and the ebook here http://amzn.to/1UCe15M the ebook is also available on iTunes just type The Geek in the search engine and it should take you right to it.

Please follow me here and get on my mailing list for lots of fun upcoming shenanigans including contests and giveaways.

Take care all, have a great day, an awesome week and we’ll talk soon.

Sincerely,

Jonathan