The Dead Robots' Society

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Month: July 2008

Comic-Con – Day Two

Justin wrote: Yeah, I’m about done. That didn’t take long, did it? I guess as I get older I have less and less patience for what I consider to be bullshit. All the endless crowds and lines and asshole people…


Comic-Con – Day One

Justin wrote: Dear lord, my feet are sore, and I think I nearly drowned in geekness. Yesterday was a Preview Night, with most of the time taken up by just getting our four-day passes (why they don’t mail them is…


Episode 42 – Rayguns, Robots, and Rockets!

Greetings, Robots! This is Justin Macumber Amanda Cales speaking. Oh, what, you thought Cap’n J-Rock was the only one with show note powers? Haha, think again, oh faithful listeners. In this episode we talk about genre, specifically everybody’s favorite high-tech…


I can now call myself a published author

Yep, that’s right. I actually made a sale. One of my short stories was accepted by the online sci-fi magazine Ray Gun Revival (, and it will be published soon. The pay was small, but the validation and encouragement more…


Ten Writers I Enjoy And Admire – Entry 3

Today I want to talk about J. Michael Straczynski. The man is a prolific writer, involved in projects in just about every medium you can imagine, but for me his greatest achievement is, and always shall be, the television series…


Let’s start the Sovereign Summer!

Okay, everyone, today is the day to help Matthew Wayne Selznick make this a Sovereign Summer! Please click on the link below to go to and preorder your copy of “Brave Men Run.” Matt is a great guy and…