Steven Brust

Episode 18: Lying for a living With Steven Brust

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Apple Podcasts | Android | Email | Google Podcasts | Stitcher | TuneIn | Spotify | RSS | MoreDon’t for get to subscribe!  Find all our episodes at www.wrongbefore.com The I’ve Been Wrong Before Podcast Episode 18: Lying for a Living Guest: Steven Brust Sponsored by: Blubrry Podcasting – Launch your Podcast the Blubrry Way Author Steven Brust counts himself lucky to be a working writer with a long career. It still amazes him that people pay him to tell stories for a living. Steven kindly sat for a long Skype interview where we[…]

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Medical go ahead

I fully expected my doctor to say the Intermittent Fasting test I want to do is a bad idea. Or that it would be contraindicated with my heath medications.  Turns out she’s all for me giving it a try.  Her reading on the subject says that it should work well for me. We talked about specifics of the test and of what it will likely do to my body.  I got my blood work done now and will have it done shortly after I complete the test so we will have numbers to look at. Under my doctor’s advice I[…]

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You gotta push the button

“Failure is Always an Option” – Adam Savage Well it finally happened. I’ve had scares before where I didn’t think I recorded an interview, but it turned out I had but at a really low volume.  Thank you Anjie for making that listenable. But yesterday, yesterday I bit the big one. I had a fabulous interview with Todd Cochrane the CEO of Blubrry who happens to be my podcast hosting provider and a sponsor of this show!  I did my research had my questions ready and we were off.  Todd is an experience interviewee.  He has great stories.  We discussed[…]

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I’ve Been Wrong Before

So I started a podcast. I’ve wanted to do a podcast for a while but had just dreamed about doing it.  So how did I go from dreaming to doing? I’ve blogged on and off since 2001 on various platforms from LiveJournal to my own website to WordPress. I’ve written stories for fun since I was in kindergarten. My fiction has ranged from good to horrible to porn to romance to science fiction. I tried a little writing for a friend that was making a comic book and discovered that I don’t appreciate the art of the graphic novel enough[…]

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4 Am

Me; zzzzzzzzzz My Brain: hey wake up! Me: wha? Why? *checks time* Brain! Its 4am! Wtf? We have a busy day ahead. We need to sleep. We got to bed late and this is way too early to get up. Go back to sleep. My Brain: valid points and well argued! Kudos! But we need to think about everything we are doing on Saturday plus like 90 other things! Plus remember that one time… Me: Brain! Stop! No! Go back to sleep! My Brain: but what about this? Or this? Or this!? Oh oh and Money! We need to think[…]

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Change and adventure

Day 1: The sounds of soft southern drawls surround me. I’m on the last leg of a flight into Nashville. Ever so polite older white people have filled the plane. They are travelling to Nashville for a wedding. I predict there will be an exhausted but stunningly happy bride somewhere this weekend hugging her Aunt Barbara. Me on a plane is always kind of a crap shoot. As a tall lady of size I don’t fit in the seats well and encroach on my neighbors seat territory. Luckily for two of the three legs of the flight my sister and[…]

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First sentence

I’d heard kids are like sponges, absorbing everything around them.  I’m not sure I ever really understood it until I lived with my wife and our son. We were sitting down to dinner and my wife had included peas as a side dish. She hates them but I love them so it was a nice thing for me. She was also trying very hard not to just transfer her dislikes of food to our son. So he was offered everything we ate with a two bite rule. He had to try two bites of food. If he still didn’t like[…]

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Drop and Plop

The Helo I used to work on in the Navy had several… shall we say… Quirks. One of them is that occasionally when the landing gear was deployed the nose gear would fall off. Naval Air Station Norfolk, specifically the hangar I was based out of sits on the side of Willoughby Bay. It had a view of Willoughby Spit and the Hampton Roads Bay Bridge Tunnel. At that time we were the last hangar in a line of hangars with a huge open concrete flight line between the front of the hangar and the seawall. There was a line[…]

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Beer Goggles

There are like a hundred reasons I don’t drink. One of them is that I don’t like most beers. Drinking them gives me bitter beer face. The second is that drinking beer also leads to Beer Goggles. Ima tell you a story… — I was 21, lean, healthy, and enjoying the attentions these traits brought my way one night at the club on base. I had broken up with my long time boyfriend and wasn’t looking for anything more than a fun time playing pool and hanging out on a Saturday night. Enter Ernesto. Ernesto, who was was 5’9” which[…]

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