The video received a lot of attention. Thanks to those who e-mailed me with many kind comments. I hope you won't retract them when you've read the book.
Searching through my many piles of papers, I've unearthed a real oddity. Here, for the patient reader, is the first chapter of a primordial version of THE SQUIRREL MACHINE. It is fourteen pages long. My artistic limitations from that time period are fairly evident. It is a strange thing that bears only a superficial resemblance to its superior successor. In this premature version, I clearly shot my wad too soon. Sorry about the mess: