"You don't get rich writing science fiction. If you want to get rich, you start a religion."
L. Ron Hubbard
Response to a question from the audience during a meeting of the Eastern Science Fiction Association on (7 November 1948), as quoted in a 1994 affidavit by Sam Moskowitz.Show Less
"What is the future of post-industrial Philadelphia? Abandoned factories cease to provide jobs, a decaying school system serves to perpetuate poverty and underachievement, but everyday, workers commute from the suburbs to sit in front of computers in their high-rise offices. I explore Philadelphia on foot and on bike, I’ve been up in the Comcast Center and on the streets of Kensington within the same week. I don’t talk to everyone I meet...Show Less
...but I can see their condition and how they live and can sometimes document it. There is a stark contrast among the ecosystems of the city. The image of the sun rise’s pink glow upon center city does not tell the whole story. To understand a place, it must be explored and researched from all angles."Show Less
An fb poem for the holidays:
"cuz yuh know what you are a beam of christmas good in my world of christmas bad.
you are the plate of christmas happy under my pile of christmas sad.
you are a chewy christmas cookie behind a christmas frown i had.
you are a friendly christmas something something and yeah i'm kinda glad"Show Less