Tom Barbalet's Current Works The universe optimizes for irony. - Tom Barbalet, formerly on Wikipedia. The future home of Tom Barbalet Starts A Podcast also on Patreon. Ape SDK was started in 1996 and continues to this day. Model Rail Radio is one of the most interesting communities online. My Rules Are Better is an attempt to find likeminded folk. Long Funk is a podcast. London 1940 is a simulation of the areas in and around London in 1940.