Please Keep Comments on Topic

Folks, I’ve been noticing an increasing incidence of people going into comment threads and writing something like this: “Hey, I know this doesn’t have anything to do with what this thread is about, but…” and then posting about… Read More

Coke Addiction Claims Another Young Life

Tragic, really. (In other news, Zeus is being properly kitten-y and manic, and is a fine addition to the Scalzi household.)

Exploding the Heads of Browncoats Everywhere

Steven Brust took a little time off from the world of Vlad Taltos to write a Firefly fanfic novel. It’s here. Browncoats, try not to quiver with too much joy. People will cross the street to avoid you.

In Other Election News

I’m not running for office in SFWA this year. Here’s why: 1. I just finished a novel, which is good. Now all I have to do are the two novels, at least one non-fiction book, two novellae and… Read More


Patrick Nielsen Hayden explains why he voted for Obama in the primary (he did it by absentee ballot). Key graphs: I’m for Obama knowing perfectly well that, as Bill Clinton suggested, it’s a “roll of the dice”. A… Read More