Jonathan Crowe

I’m a blogger and writer from Shawville, Quebec. I blog about maps at The Map Room, review books for AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review, and edit a fanzine called Ecdysis. More about me.

My Correct Views on Everything

On Embarrassing User Names

Amanda Hess writes about the eternal shame of your first online handle. I’m certainly of that generation that came online with strange user names, and Hess’s piece certainly applies to me — or did you not notice that after nearly a decade of using “mcwetboy” as my handle, and as my website, I’ve since moved over to a website whose URL is simply my name? Via Kottke.