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My 4th album, Virgin, is out!

My 4th full release album, Virgin, is out and available on all the major streaming and downloading services. You can get links to the most c...

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My new album Robot Sex is available everywhere!

It’s finally done – Robot Sex is out there and ready for you to listen to on your favorite services.   You can grab the album direc...

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“Spring Rolls” is available on CD Baby, iTunes and Spotify!

My new album Spring Rolls is available now on CD Baby at: http://www.cdbaby.com/cd/alephnaughtandthenullset4 You can find it on iTunes at: h...

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My album Parallel Lines is now available on CD Baby and iTunes!

My latest album is out, “Parallel Lines.” My music is influenced by various genres. I recorded this album at home. You can find ...

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Download “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty” now!

Finally had time to finish my new album, “Countably Infinite and Completely Empty.” You can download a zip of the MP3 files and ...

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How @purplehayz tweets

Introduction This post was started because I get asked regularly if I ever sleep. I do, typically from 10P Pacific time til about 4:30A each...

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We bought a house

We finally bought a house in SoCal – its not as close to Los Angeles as we wanted (its in Woodland Hills), but its big and its ours; 5...

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ComicCon 2009, Thursday: Pictures

My son Nathan and I attended the Thursday opening of ComicCon 2009; we had a great time, we walked the whole exhibit hall floor. I got a cou...

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A bunch of pictures taken on my Blackberry phone

Just a bunch of pictures I took with my Blackberry over the last month or so; no one category deserved a separate post, so here’s a ga...

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Make your very own IC earring

My geekiest fashion accessory is my IC earring; I’ve made several because friends have asked (sometimes demanded!) them.  I’v...

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Metldown, Farmer’s Market and Venice Beach + @thegeo & @sinburned & @judemanchu

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Metldown, Farmer’s Market and Venice Beach + @thegeo & @sinburned & @judemanchu

Today is Nathan’s last day on this visit; he had arranged for us to meet up with @sinburned and @judemanchu at Meltdown, a famous comic book store in LA (in west Hollywood). We shopped and talked, and then headed over to the Farmer’s Market for lunch; we all ended up eating from the Singapore’s Banana […]

Little Tokyo

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Little Tokyo

Today I took Nathan down to Little Tokyo so he could shop the anime shops and spend some time with an on-line friend of his that tests games for a living. I took two videos with my iPhone – the first of a cool sculpture I found in the entry way of a building: And […]

Tattoos

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Tattoos

Nathan and I went to Nathan’s Tattoos and Piercing to get tattoos. Nathan designed his own – I started my quest to have the 7 names of god tattooed on me (I got the idea from Knight’s Taqwacores book). The tattoo is Yahweh, the “secret” name for God; there are no vowels and it technically […]

Iggy doing pat-a-cake on the floor

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Iggy doing pat-a-cake on the floor

Yes, our puppy is crazy (he fits right in). Here’s Iggy, almost a year old, doing pat-a-cake on the floor. I shot this with my iPhone. Translate

Lip Service

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Lip Service

Nathan wanted to check out a clothing store that specializes in custom and steampunk clothing called Lip Service. It took over an hour to drive there, but it was worth it – they make the clothes there, and they have some really great designs! Translate

My iPhone wallpaper

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My iPhone wallpaper

When I got my iPhone of course one of the first things I did was customize the wallpaper, which is the image you see when you unlock it (and that’s the only time – hummm). So I downloaded an image of the HAL 9000 to use as a stop-gap until I could make one of […]

Abstract photograph

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Abstract photograph

I love high-contrast abstract photography. After cleaning the grill, I noticed what I thought was a cool shot, so I grabbed my camera; here’s the picture: Translate

Ojai

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Ojai

Aviva has mostly gotten over her surgery, so since this is a holiday weekend, we decided to drive to Ojai. Ojai is a town about one hour west of us down the 101. There are a number of resorts and spas there – we just decided to walk around and shop a little. One of […]

Yotsuba&!, Vol. 8

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Yotsuba&!, Vol. 8

Title: Yotsuba&!, Vol. 8 Author: Kiyohiko Azuma Paperback: 224 pages Publisher: Yen Press (April 20, 2010) Language: English ISBN-10: 031607327X ISBN-13: 978-0316073271 This series of Manga is slowing being translated; its the story of Yotsuba, a young orphan who is being fathered by a Japanese man. She has a naivety that’s quite funny, naturally along […]

Aviva’s surgery

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Aviva’s surgery

Aviva had a cyst removed from her left ovary – she thought she was going to die from the anesthesia but of course she was fine, in fact she did incredibly well. Here is a pic of her in her hospital gown before surgery: And a couple of pics of the cyst (her doctor gave […]