money management

Take the Axe to Tax

As they say, the only thing that’s sure in life is death and taxes. There is no use complaining about the former, but the latter is a continual irritant. (Unless, you want public services and other civic necessities.) Citizens have been avoiding taxation, even with representation, as long as there have been taxes. Of...

Harlan Ellison on Getting Paid

Transcribed from this video, taken from an upcoming documentary called Dreams with Sharp Teeth. Harlan Ellison is a well-known science fiction and fantasy author—you’ll have seen his work on SyFy. His anger about being paid to work kinda echos our own industry’s frustration. Just replace the word “writer” with “designer.” Same difference. I got...