fire ecology

a personal blog for Jamey Hampton

October 12, 2020

Scarification Part 2: Solar Branding

I tried scarification for the first time a couple of years ago, using a branding iron, and I documented the healing process in detail. So I wanted to do something...

October 6, 2020

Playing Beat Saber Is Like Doing Magic

I do a lot of magic. I also play a lot of Beat Saber. These two facts about me seem pretty thoroughly unrelated, but the more Beat Saber I play, the more I...

September 28, 2020

Review Roundup, 2020 Edition

Dang, it really has been a long time since I’ve consolidated and shared some of my comics and gaming reviews and interviews. This is probably mainly because the world has...

September 21, 2020

“Uncaged” Accolades!

My involvement with the Uncaged Anthology has been the gift that just keeps on giving. Like, the pleasure of working with Ashley Warren and being part of such a cool...

June 30, 2020

Legal Observing 101

As we near the end of the most intense pride month I have ever lived through, I want to talk a little bit about the anti-police protests we’ve been seeing...

June 22, 2020

Lucid Immersive’s Virtual LARP “The Board” – A Conference Call To Remember

I’ve been doing a lot of gaming since the stay-at-home order went out. Tabletop games translate really well to an online format—it’s easy to play D&D, for instance, over a video...

May 20, 2020

Tech Conferences in the Time of Cholera

For folks like me who often have a pretty full schedule of tech conferences, the lack of them on the calendar right now is a particularly weird-feeling aspect of the...

May 11, 2020

Introducing: Stationary & Sassy!

I’ve really been checking all the boxes in my “Millennial quarantine stereotype” checklist. Baking my own bread, check. Adopted a new pet, check. Yep, I watched Tiger King too. And...

May 8, 2020

dear margaret

This Twin Peaks inspired poem was originally published at Pink Plastic House as the featured poem for the week of April 29th, 2020. tiny, frightened minds say,there’s a sort of...

May 4, 2020

Confessions of a Dodo Airline Worker

This is a piece of fiction written from the perspective of Orville, the dodo who works at the airport desk in Animal Crossing: New Horizons. Orville never leaves the 24-hour airport,...

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