To the person who just sent me e-mail wondering how I might be affected by Pajamas Media closing their advertising network as of April 1: Wait, what? Not only am I not a member of the PM ad… Read More
Fake covers to fake novelizations of real films — done in 60s style. Awesome.
So, I’m cranky. Knowing me all as you do, do you suspect it’s because: a) I have low blood sugar at the moment; b) The world actually is a cesspool of petty hate and ultimate lameness, filled with… Read More
Hey, look what I got: It’s the ARC for the printed version of the Metatropolis anthology, and I have to say it looks great: cool cover, great interior design, and rumor is, the stories inside are not so… Read More
For those of you planning to go to or thinking of attending the O’Reilly Tools of Change conference in New York City, February 9 – 11th, be aware that I’ll be there and I’ll be on a panel… Read More
The backend of Whatever is running a bit slow at the moment, so you may experience some difficulties/lag in posting comments. Don’t panic. Technology is nutty sometimes. Hopefully this will all sort itself out soon. As you were.
It’s been more than a month since I’ve done a pimp thread, and folks are sending me e-mails wondering when the next one will be because they have something they want to promote, and while I enjoy their… Read More
This week’s AMC column is has a pretty simple topic: Five SF/F books I think would make good movies — if they got the right filmmakers (Children of Men, above, being an example of a good adaptation of… Read More
Yes, BaconCamp.You know you want to go. Ironically, I am already scheduled against it. But maybe I’ll send BaconCat.
When Mary and I were doing the Q & A portion of our Borderlands Books appearance, I went off the ranch a bit and kvetched about one of my pet peeves concerning science fiction reviewers, which is the… Read More
That is, if you’re ten. I still have to work. Stupid adult responsibilities. Mind you, at the moment I’m working in a bathrobe. But you get my point. And it’s still snowing. Wheee!
Because I’m about 30 years too old to pull off the “adorable street urchin” look, that’s why. Photo by my friend Doselle, who I suspect the bowler hat would have looked much better on. Bowler hat via my… Read More
Big storm on its way — well, the leading edge is already here, because snow is falling. We’re expecting between five and eleven inches of snow, which is, for those of you not up on these things, quite… Read More
Werewolves and radio talk shows? Who’da thought they would be two great tastes that go great together? Carrie Vaughn, that’s who, and a good thing that she did. She’s taken that idea an parlayed it into the New… Read More
Is it just me, or is what’s coming out of various political circles something like the following — “Obama: He’s been in office almost a week. So why isn’t everything better already?” — with the subtext being that… Read More
At the reading Mary Robinette Kowal and I did in San Francisco, one member of the audience was wearing a Tesla Motors T-Shirt, and in conversation he mentioned he wasn’t just wearing it as an affectation, he really… Read More
John Nichols, who recorded my and Mary Robinette Kowal’s reading at Borderlands Books on January 16th, has thoughtfully chopped up the audio files of the performance into the individual stories and events, thus keeping me from having to… Read More
You know you are of some strange level of notability when not only does your cat Twitter, but so does your ego. For the record, I write neither of those. I have no idea who does. I do… Read More
In fact, I just got home. Now I don’t have to do any travel for two whole weeks! Golly, I hardly know what to do with myself.
I’m just away from the computer today. Don’t worry, I didn’t fall down a well or anything. Carry on.