Monthly Archives: July 2015

Snubbed!

“Justified” is snubbed by the Emmys! No Best Drama, No Lead Actress (I don’t think Joelle Carter should have won, but come on, no nomination), no Supporting Actor (ARRRRRRGGGGGGH). Peter – Freaking – Dinklage gets a Best Supporting Actor nomination … Continue reading

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Haha, Don’t be Ridiculous!

They’re not selling aborted fetal tissue. They’re donating aborted fetal tissue! Planned Parenthood states that the “price range” refers to the cost to donate tissue. “At several of our health centers, we help patients who want to donate tissue for … Continue reading

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But THIS time, it’s Science!

Telegraph article: “Earth heading for ‘mini ice age’ within 15 years”: The earth is 15 years from a “mini ice-age” that will cause bitterly cold winters during which rivers such as the Thames freeze over, scientists have predicted. Solar researchers … Continue reading

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New Recommendation: “Lackadaisy” by Tracy J. Butler

I discuss “Freefall” a fair amount here and other places (all should read it, by the way), and I’ve linked to “Cyanide and Happiness”, “xkcd”, and “1/0” before, so yeah, I enjoy webcomics. Though all of those comics are very, … Continue reading

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Just Finished: Michael Flynn’s “Eifelheim”

TL;DR” Recommended unreservedly, but not as good as I was hoping it would be. Longer review: “Eifelheim” feels like a great book (meaning “great” in the sense of “a work of fine English literature”). It had all the trappings of … Continue reading

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So I Didn’t See “Inside Out”

Here’s why: I walked into the theater and sat down. Lots of kids there, but whatever. Then more kids showed up. And more kids showed up. And more kids showed up. We (guy I went with) were the only non-parents … Continue reading

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Ranking the Pixar Greats

So somebody apparently made a list of best Pixar movies (well, he cheated, and did it by “the feels”, which is stupid). I love that type of stuff, and I love Pixar, so I’m making one. But with the disclaimer … Continue reading

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No, He’s a Real Guy

I’m playing a game online now called “The Akinator”. It’s 20 questions. Seriously, that’s what it is. But it’s fun! I did notice that it’s behind on a few things. To wit: It must have taken it around 60 questions … Continue reading

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Weird Fiction

A random thought: I’ve had a lot of fun reading and editing the stories in “God, Robot” (coming along nicely, by the way). Would anybody be interested in seeing an anthology of weird fiction? What brought this up: The Castalia … Continue reading

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New Superversive SF Post: Which Wright is Right

I have a new Superversive post up! This is part 1 of a 2 part series in which I argue that “Pale Realms of Shade” by John C. Wright is superior to “One Bright Star to Guide Them” by John … Continue reading

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