Reader Dave Post sends along this “fact” about me: Very few people are aware that John Scalzi had a bit part in Starship Troopers. Sadly, he got cut in the final edit. He quit acting shortly thereafter. And… Read More
Because of a number of factors, most revolving around the fact that I suck, I still haven’t gotten around to mailing books to folks I owe them to. To make up for the fact that I am so… Read More
July 31, 2008. The day Lopsided Cat discovered… air conditioning. Seriously, he’s sitting in front of my window unit, letting the air blast him in his face and looking mighty pleased with himself. Oddly enough, I do that… Read More
Correct me if I’m wrong, but doesn’t the recent GOP line of attack on Barack Obama as an “elitist celebrity” pretty much boil down to this? I don’t know. I’ve had the unpopular, appallingly incurious president thing for… Read More
The good folks at ArmadilloCon, where I will be Guest of Honor in August, are trying to write a bio piece about me for their convention program, and asked me for some interesting facts about myself. I suggested… Read More
Does The Dark Knight have a shot at Oscar gold this year — including a coveted Best Picture nomination? In my AMC movie column this week, I crunch the numbers, assemble the trivia and come up with the… Read More
For various reasons, I’m way behind on my e-mail. I’ll try to catch up in the next couple of days. If you’ve sent me e-mail in the last week to ten days, er, well, sorry.
Ah. That’ll fix it. Nice big version here.
It appears that the people in California trying to force a constitutional amendment to eliminate the right of same-sex couples to marry are outraged that the California ballot will have wording noting that very fact: As it now… Read More
I’ve been told these have been publicly announced, so I will mention them here, too: I will be the Guest of Honor at the following conventions in 2009: ConQuesT 40, in Kansas City, May 22 – 24, 2009;… Read More
Yes. Finally. It is done. What is it? It is this. And it will be visited upon one of you. Soon. Yes, soon. You should prepare yourself. Although nothing can truly prepare you. Because it is evil. Yet… Read More
The Last Colony is now officially out in paperback in the US and Canada. Please, remember to be considerate of your local booksellers when you are mobbing them for your copies. No need to stampede through the store,… Read More
Bill Schafer: THE BEST OF NIGHT RANGER has arrived. Me: What the fuck is wrong with you. Bill Schafer: Long list. Little time. At least it’s not the Gary Cherone VH album. Me: I hear that. Bill Schafer:… Read More
Subterranean Press is running one of its occasional “Grab Bag” specials, in which you plunk down $99 and in return get a dozen hardcovers, some new, some classic, some signed and limited, which in aggregate are worth at… Read More
My friendly neighborhood stalkers have been complaining that I’ve not been keeping them sufficiently aware of my public gallivanting for the rest of 2008, so, okay, fine. Here, to the best of my current knowledge, is my appearance… Read More
If you just can’t get enough of the dulcet tones of my voice, I was interviewed by Ingram Library Services at Book Expo America about Zoe’s Tale and other things, and the podcast of it is here. The… Read More
Here’s Kodi, lost in contemplation about whatever it is large dogs contemplate. I suspect chasing the cats, personally, but you never know.
Sun, baby. Ciao. Don’t be a stranger, hear?
The Israeli newspaper that published the content of Barack Obama’s message to God, which he had placed in the cracks of the Western Wall: Wrong. Discuss.
A number of people seemed somewhat surprised at the alacrity with which I stomped on commenter Gretchen’s head the other day, when I judged her comment to me to be out of line. I, on the other hand,… Read More