Author Archives: Michael Cohen

It happened again…

Every so often I’ll draw a cartoon and then, a few days or even a few months later, I’ll see that some professional cartoonist has done something that seems very similar to the gag in my drawing. It’s happened again, this … Continue reading

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Why So Violent?

Recent events, featuring shootings by police, shootings of police, children shooting themselves, parents shooting children, and, just in general, a whole lot of shootings, makes me ask, why are we so violent in the United States? It’s not the guns—or, … Continue reading

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“I Do Not Know”

Lauren Goode, at writer at The Verge, says that Apple’s forthcoming watchOS 3 is “an admission that Apple had it all wrong when it came to interactions on the first-generation Apple Watch.” It is no such thing, although the headline makes … Continue reading

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I’m loopy!

I found a $16 knock-off of the space black Milanese loop band for Apple Watch on Amazon, and, having a little gift certificate money left, ordered it. I like it so far. It’s obvious to the wearer that it ain’t … Continue reading

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A Book Tour in the Age of Global Warming

Last week I made a Lulu.com print-on-demand copy of Fuzzy Bytes, and the proof copy is now on a book tour!! According to the latest FedEx tracking information, it arrived at Northborough, MA, on Friday, got to Scrubgrass Township, PA, … Continue reading

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Surprising surprises

For years I wanted to be a writer so I could make more of the things I like to read, but during all that time I thought there would be a catch that came with that. Unlike the books I … Continue reading

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If it were done when ’tis done…

…there would be no need for editors. But, still, I just finished the rough draft of Fuzzy Bytes. 82,756 words according to Scrivener. I will figure out in the next few days how to distribute the thing to people who … Continue reading

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Final Stretch Mark

I’m now composing the final chapter of Fuzzy Bytes. Though I’m not sure how many more days it will take, I think there are few enough that I can count them on my fingers. In honor of this milestone, I … Continue reading

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Rough Beast, Slouching

Progress continues apace, if you can call a shambling shuffle a “pace.” I am now midway through Chapter Nineteen (of a projected twenty, plus Epilogue). For those who like numbers, here are the project statistics as of this evening. To … Continue reading

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The Story Wants What the Story Wants

Although I said last week that I hoped Chapter Eighteen would be “finished in the next few days,” I was optimistic. It’s going to take a few more days still, but not because of anything like writer’s block. Rather, the … Continue reading

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