Monthly Archives: January 2015

Ugh, J.K. Rowling

Just read the link. She is, as Wright would say, a moral retard. I use the phrase ‘morally retarded’ extensively here, so allow me to explain what is meant. We speak of a man being ‘mentally retarded’ when he is … Continue reading

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More Hugo News

Sad Puppies is being run out of author Brad Torgerson’s blog this year.Be sure to comment there and give your favorite nominees. My choices, of the people I’ve read this year: “Queen of the Tyrant Lizards”, By John C. Wright, … Continue reading

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Food For Thought: Fictional Characters Have Free Will

…In a limited sense. This idea comes from an old web comic, now defunct, called 1/0. The comic is funny and I recommend the archives. The comic has no fourth wall. By this I mean the creator and characters freely … Continue reading

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Reading Reviews for “Interstellar”

Yeah, I’m that kind of nerd. I just don’t get a ton of the critical reviews. A ton of critics are saying that the movie falls off in the third act? What??? Were we watching the same movie? The third … Continue reading

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Sci Phi Journal News

So due to finance reasons the next issue of the Journal will probably be pushed back a month. So my advice for everybody is GET YOUR COPY! They’re only four dollars from Amazon or Castalia House. It’s a fantastic deal. … Continue reading

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Hugo Nominating is Nearly Among Us!

Which means Larry Correia’s Sad Puppies Campaign is back! I personally recommend John C. Wright’s “Queen of the Tyrant Lizards” for best short story, Vox Day’s “What is Pink SF/F?” for best related work, and “Interstellar” for best long form … Continue reading

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Pedantry in Sci-Fi

I am currently reading a comments page discussion about the legendary Asimov story “Nightfall”, about a civilization collapsing because the sun goes down for the first time in 1000 years, and I admit that I find myself shaking my head. … Continue reading

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Submitted a New Story to the Sci Phi Journal

This one has been several years in the making. It’s been hard finding it a home, probably because it’s really hard to pigeonhole it into a genre (he tells himself, staring at rejection letter number 10). In all seriousness this … Continue reading

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A Thought on the Ending of “Moriarty” (Spoilers)

The ending will be spoiled. If you don’t care, read. If you do, stop and pick up the book, it’s great. I was thinking of the ending (the main character is Moriarty in disguise and has been the mastermind behind … Continue reading

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Finished Moriarty

I won’t give it up, but my feelings are quite mixed. On one hand, I totally didn’t see it coming, and he did, technically, give the reader all of the information necessary to figure things out. On the other hand, … Continue reading

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