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  • Lisa Morton – writer, Halloween expert, pumpkin grower and current president of the Horror Writer’s Association.
  • Damien Valentine (Darth Angelus) – machinima filmmaker and producer of yearly machinima festival.
  • Cody Goodfellow – madcap writer/actor/provocateur. One of my favorite people.
  • M.D. McCallum – writer, guitar player, digital freelancer and a very cool cat.
  • MdotStrange- my buddy, my inspiration, my Salvador Dali. Self-made genius.


  • Iliad Bookshop – my very enjoyable day job. The best used bookstore in Los Angeles.
  • – I’m managing editor for this great digital arts community
  • – I co-edit the site and post 6 times a week on digital arts and artists.
  • Grove Used Books – my online Amazon store for hand-picked used literature and academic books.

Animation and Computer Graphics

  • Cartoon Brew – favorite site for animation news. Beholding to none.
  • CG Society – another site I visit all the time for the very best in featured artists and cg news.
  • – my absolute top training site for animation/graphics
  • – companion website to the great magazine 3D Artist.
  • – a beautiful site with many artist portfolios, classes and free tutorials
  • Everything Animated (Vimeo Channel) – my favorite Vimeo channel with new animation added every week.

Daily Reads

  • – a fantastic site that is hard to define. It just gets cool stories and news up every day.
  • – THE best site for hardware PC news on the net. I go there every day.
  • Macworld – I’m bi. I admit it. I used a Mac and a Windows computer all the time. This is my favorite Mac site.
    • The Comics Journal (blog) – love this site which covers everything you want to know about comics/graphic novels.
    • Motionographer – Animation, CG News, Motion Design, reviews. All at very high quality.
    • Manchester Guardian online – I love this site. Lots of good news, cultural and esp. books
    • Ars Technica – a geek site that surprises me every day.
    • NPR Books – the books section of National Public Radio. Excellent news and reviews.

Books and Movies

  • DVD Beaver – this tragically named site covers Blu ray discs and dvd’s thoroughly and completely.
  • Book Slut
  • Goodreads
  • Locus Online
  • Weird Fiction Review – the definitive site for Weird Fiction.




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