Monday, May 16, 2022

I Have the Buffalo Shooter's Manifesto

This is 18-year-old Payton Gendron, the young man who killed 10 people at a Buffalo supermarket on Saturday.  He chose this image, posing with a Bushmaster XM-15 rifle, to portray himself in the 180-page manifesto he posted online.  I have the manifesto and will give it to you, if you want.

Thursday, May 12, 2022

Sexbots, Immortality, and Robot Polar Bears

This interview with Thee Optimist appeared on a website called Disinformation, in September of 2015.  It is about the implications of my novel Sexbot.  The above people are supposed to be Sexbots, I guess.  They look all too real.

Monday, May 2, 2022

The Rise and Fall of a Dive Bar Regular

Guest Post by Brian Whitney 

Author Brian Whitney doing what he does best.

"I am what is commonly known as a binge drinker." 

Friday, March 25, 2022

Now YOU Can Nuke Your Own Neighborhood. Here's How:

Pepe the Frog looks out at a nuclear inferno over his city.  Pepe was a popular right-wing meme during the Trump years, although Thee Optimist certainly has plenty of left-wing Pepe memes.  Pepe is flexible like that.