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Spider Face Lives!

Some weeks ago one evening, my girlfriend and I noticed a huge — I mean, like, thumb-sized — spider building a web just beyond the frame of the front porch. The little (okay, not so little) guy or girl was working very hard on that web, no doubt in anticipation of the moths and other [...]

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Hello To Dead Robots Society Podcast Listeners!

Hi! If you’ve come over to my site thanks to my recent appearance as a guest on The Dead Robots Society podcast, welcome and thanks for stopping by! My name is Matthew Wayne Selznick. I’m a creator working with words, music, pictures and people to build storyworlds, audience and community across a variety of media. [...]

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Two Lessons Learned. Again

Lesson One: Don’t use your blogging platform to write the first draft of a blog post. Especially a long blog post. Most especially a long blog post that is the second installment of an extended series. Really most especially when you’re trying to establish consistency in the posting of the extended series in order to [...]

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Tend To Your Dreams

Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke with passion about what’s become of the United States space program, and why, on a recent episode of Real Time with Bill Maher. Here’s the clip: When Tyson claims, “We stopped dreaming,” he refers to the shift in the United States’ culture away from both imagining and striving for and actually [...]