A life in words…
Whether you’re looking for the novelist, the essayist, the journalist, or just the good ol’ fashioned pain in the ass Michael DeVault, congratulations. You found me! I hope you’ll spend some time here, getting to know me and to know my work. (The blog is below, books and other links are above.)
I try to blog regularly, but I’m not always successful at it. Still, you’ll see me sound off on arts, science, religion, politics–pretty much all those things your mother said you shouldn’t talk about in polite company. Stick around and check back often. It’s a hectic life!
Previously on Untitled: A blog…
“Defiance” doesn’t defy expectations (April 16, 2013) - As a huge supporter of the Colonial Cause, I was hopeful that htis attempt at post-apocalyptic sci-fi opera would fill the hole that BSG left when it wrapped a couple of years ago. So far, the hole is still there. I'm not writing off "Defiance" yet and to be clear there are some strong selling ... // Continue Reading // A family illness (March 3, 2013) - While I'm a fan of many sports, and my following of these sports is quite tidal, there are three bloodsports in my life that return time and again. I will follow these sports rigorously for a time, take a break if the talent wanes, and return again at some point to again root for my ... // Continue Reading // Calling B.S. one pop-sci article at the time (February 20, 2013) - (Author's Note: After posting this to Facebook, Twitter and the world, I was informed by two physicists that this is, while a fair application of logic, absolutely wrong. Indeed, we would experience the end as instantaneous. The fun thing about being me is I can be wrong, as I am right now. -md) I normally ... // Continue Reading // And the home of the brave. (February 18, 2013) - Country singer Mindy McCready is dead at 37 after she was released just weeks ago from an involuntary substance abuse rehab facility to attend an outpatient rehab program. All of McCready's brushes with the law over the years stemmed from severe substance abuse problems. Which raises the question: If the government had focused on *treatment* ... // Continue Reading //
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