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Glen is a forty-something communications professional living near Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. He grew up in Texas and has also lived in Los Angeles, Colorado, Washington State, and Washington, DC. Glen also likes to talk about himself in the third person.

Glen has been involved in two highly praised small press science fiction magazines. For more

reviewed Griffin's Egg. October 11, 2010
Griffin's Egg
  The protagonist is a loner on the Moon who wants nothing more than to be left alone to commune with virgin territory, but circumstances throw him into proximity with others as well as wake him …
reviewed The Commitments (1991 movie). October 10, 2010
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The Commitments (1991)
Track One: I Heard It Through the Grapevine       It was 1991 and I had been working late, coming home on the 605 Freeway in Los Angeles, listening to SNAP (an alternative music program) …
The Year's Best Fantasy and Horror: Fifth Annual Collection
I read this collection in late 1992, but just recently, when I was flipping back through my Daytimer looking for some other information, I discovered that I had written notes on the stories. For some …
reviewed Mark Salzman. October 08, 2010
Mark Salzman
I was attending a panel at WisCon in 1991 entitled "Neglected Authors" or somesuch. Actually, I was supposed to have been on the panel (not that I'm neglected or anything, that's another …
reviewed The Story of the Stone. October 08, 2010
The Story of the Stone
For the most part, I could care less whether a book has won an award in the field. The Hugos and Nebulas et al. seem to be popularity contests filled with backbiting, vote-buying, be-good-to-your-friends, …
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posted a Quick Tip about Old Fashioned. October 13, 2010
Old Fashioned
This is my test for a bar/bartender: how do you make your old fashioned. It doesn't have to be the entire fruit salad approach, but you better muddle the orange and the cherry or I'll just stick to the …
posted a Quick Tip about Starting from Scratch: A Different Ki.... October 11, 2010
Starting from Scratch: A Different Kind of Writer's Manual
This is an excellent writer's manual in many ways--I particularly enjoyed the emphasis on reading classics for "what works," the reasoning behind why a writer should know Latin, among others--even while …
posted a Quick Tip about Saturday Night: A Backstage History o.... October 11, 2010
Saturday Night: A Backstage History of Saturday Night Live
Now that SNL is showing something of a comeback, it's interesting to read how the show was originally created. As an added benefit, it also illustrates the reason why old SNL (Belushi, Ackroyd, Murray) …
posted a Quick Tip about Sesame Street Cuts Katy Perry's Appea.... September 30, 2010
Sesame Street Cuts Katy Perry's Appearance
[Seen originally on Twitter] I think it's shocking, SHOCKING!, that they allow Elmo to run around with no clothes on.
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September 29, 2010
Hey Glen,

Just wanted to let you know your Ping review was featured on the Lunch Facebook Page!

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