The Speech Comment Thread

Here you go. Have fun talking about it. My thoughts, briefly: Good speech, done well. But then, I’m a sucker for a president who says, in essence, “You know all that crap everyone else kept putting off? Yeah,… Read More

Charlie Stross Offers You a Frosty Tumbler Full of Ice-Cold Perspective

Relating specifically to the trouble authors have with multi-volume epic series, and the finishing thereof. Will you quaff this heady elixr? If you’re one of those pulling a long face about GRRM being “late” on his next book,… Read More

The Big Idea: Catherynne Valente

Today begins a very busy week of Big Ideas here at Whatever — I’ll be dropping in a new Big Idea every day between now and Friday, because, you know what, I don’t think you’re reading quite enough… Read More

No, I Won’t Get You a Job on Stargate: Universe

This is one of those “put up now to refer people to later” pieces: Dear random people sending me mail on this particular subject: Yes, I work on Stargate: Universe as its Creative Consultant. No, that does not… Read More