February 24, 2011


Filed under: General,Now — mhanlon @ 1:04 am

You could feel the creak of dozens, perhaps only single digits, of RSS readers, some neglected and in the cloud, with agonizing movements begin to judder into life at what had been a long dead feed. Is this the return of Sane Magazine?

December 10, 2010

Burt’s Bargains

Filed under: General,Now — mhanlon @ 3:13 am

It was the best of times, it was a great time for a bargain. Which was the nearest to hell he could imagine being, since he hated shopping, and getting a bargain generally involved shopping. If not, how did one get a bargain, anyway? If there was an answer, an honest to goodness answer, he […]

November 29, 2010


Filed under: General,Now — mhanlon @ 2:49 am

Hello. Long time no. disclaimer a triumphant (?) return? SPONSOR MESSAGES: Support Sane: Our Founder’s RedRoom.com page: Matthew Michael Hanlon @ RedRoom.com Tshirts & clothing: The Sane Magazine formational Shop at Cafe Press A Book: Fenway FictionA Second Book: Further Fenway FictionFor you writerly types: Download Writer.app (now at version 1.4.1! Skippy!) Or, visit our […]

October 29, 2008

The History of Science

Filed under: General,Now — mhanlon @ 10:19 pm

“Mommy! Daddy! I caught a fish!” The fish in question, well, it was a fish. It was just… dead. Making an educated guess that the fish didn’t die in transit from the water to the edge of the blanket, both I and my wife congratulated our son, took the fish gratefully (and with delicate fingers), […]

October 22, 2008

Pure Darkness

Filed under: General,Now — mhanlon @ 11:18 am

[The scene is pure darkness. Not a thing to be seen. This is because you are listening to an audio recording some years in the future, a future which you cannot imagine, and perhaps you like listening to audio recordings in the future with your eyes closed, anyway, so you cannot see the hovercars zooming […]

October 14, 2008

A Quick Note…

Filed under: General,Now — Tags: — mhanlon @ 11:55 pm

He nearly spilled it, walking in the door. I could see him futzing around with something in the kitchen through my office door. I was meant to be working on… something. Some thing or other for a client, and I couldn’t, for the life of me, wrestle that gigantic thing into a more manageable one […]

October 8, 2008

The Slugabed

Filed under: General,Now — mhanlon @ 4:04 pm

The future president comes to visit.