Author Archive: jasonboog

The Legend of Euchre

This summer, I wrote about the card game of euchre at The Awl. Follow this link to read “The People’s Card Game.” Here’s an excerpt: “These days, most Americans don’t even recognize the word “euchre,” but it has been kept alive by loyal bands of Midwestern card players who live in Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Ohio, and […]

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Star Wars Wars

After visiting the Star Wars Celebration convention with my daughter, I wrote an essay for deviantART about the hundreds of stories lost when Disney decided not to include the Expanded Universe in the upcoming films. Thousands of fans were hurt by the revelation, and I interviewed a few Expanded Universe fans to find out how they […]

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How To Order “Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age”

Born Reading: Bringing Up Bookworms in a Digital Age collects reading advice from more than 50 different experts: children’s book authors, illustrators, librarians, teachers and child development professionals. It includes book, eBook and app recommendations for kids from birth until kindergarten. If you buy a copy, drop me a line on Twitter, Facebook or email. I will send you some personalized reading […]

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