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Ellen gets nominated for a VGA award, Part 2: On to L.A.!

Off to Los Angeles!  We flew down with Erik Wolpaw, Jay Pinkerton and his wife and Josh Weier and his wife, all Valve denizens who were up for awards, too.  Party plane!  Well, not really.  I mean, it was a … Continue reading

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Ellen gets nominated for a VGA award! Part 1

My beautiful and talented wife, Ellen McLain, was nominated for Best Performance by a Human Female at the Video Game Awards this year for her performance as GLaDOS in Portal 2.  This was fun news to receive.  I mean, how … Continue reading

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A great day in Gig Harbor

    Ellen (GLaDOS) and I had a wonderful time yesterday at Mostly Books in Gig Harbor, WA. The historic downtown section of Gig Harbor is a beautiful, quiet village on a picturesque inlet filled with sailboats and surrounded by … Continue reading

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Windsurfing

A few days ago I had the privilege and pleasure of being interviewed by two very entertaining young men styling themselves as deprava and ser sagremor on their podcast site, Impetuous Windmills.  They’ve broken the interview into two parts.  You … Continue reading

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Why would an actor think he could write a science-fiction novel? Part 2

Would an actor who had, say, done voice work for computer games such as Halo 3: ODST, Halo: Reach, Left 4 Dead, F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin, Infamous, Team Fortress 2, Half-Life 2, The Matrix Online, The Suffering, The Suffering: Ties … Continue reading

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