Me: Hey, it looks like the New York Times has discovered that straight men and gay men can actually be friends! My Gay Friend™: Amazing. Me: I know! But they do say that there might be some Harry-Met-Sally… Read More
The anthology The New Space Opera 2 comes out today, and as it happens I have a short story in it, called “The Tale of the Wicked,” which features ships and missiles and explosions and aliens and all… Read More
The Los Angeles Times explores why Journey’s “Don’t Stop Believin’” has become the go-to inspirational song of the 21st Century, and indeed will probably outlast us all as a cultural touchstone for the ages. I know the answer:… Read More
A reminder to those of you who have purchased your attending or supporting memberships for Anticipation, this year’s Worldcon, that you have only a week left to vote: More specifically, online voting ballots must be received by midnight… Read More
That’s right! Annoy me and my very knuckles will emit snakes to vex and bother you! It’s not a skill I have much call to use — there are so few moments in life which truly call for… Read More
I’ve just updated my “Availability for Interviews, Appearances and Writing Work” page with the following paragraph: First, a general note regarding both fiction and non-fiction: I do not write for others without being paid. This is my job…. Read More
And I will tell you why: The “high hat” cymbal is where the crash cymbal should be, the crash cymbal is where the ride cymbal should be, the snare is where the high hat should be, and the… Read More
Because I know you all think the cats get most of the blog love. So here you go: A double shot of dog. Don’t say I never did nothing for you.
It was time for Athena’s bullwhip lesson. Why did Athena need a lesson in how to wield a bullwhip? I’m sorry, I don’t understand the question there. As it turns out, Athena’s pretty good with a whip, as… Read More
We have guests! Real live guests! In the house! And we’re socializing! Like real live people! So, uh, the internets won’t see me much today. Sorry, Internets. Real live humans take precedence.
Also one of my more favorite mash-ups. For the impatient, the music begans at about 1:30.
The details. Lots to say, but for now: There was a life with a dynamic range to it, for better or worse.
He’s exhorting his minions to say bad things about me! On Twitter! To which I say: Excellent. Bring it on, meat.
Author Sarah Rees Brennan likes the bad boys. I’m not telling you any great secret here. Her novel The Demon’s Lexicon features one of those bad boys: Nick, who among other things is the sort who keeps sharp… Read More
This week’s column over at AMC: Why Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen, while almost certainly full of teh stoopid, does not herald the end of all that is good and decent about the motion picture industry. Because I… Read More
Seriously, now: Tell your staff you’re hiking in the mountains, and then use a state car to go to the airport to fly to Argentina to have sex with a woman who is not your wife on Father’s… Read More
The Motion Picture Academy announced today that next year ten films will compete as Best Picture nominees, rather than the now-standard five. I’m not 100% behind this idea, in no small part because halfway through 2009, the only… Read More
It’s just that they’re terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future. Also, I believe — and this is just one man’s opinion here — this might be the sexiest picture of me EVAR…. Read More
From the e-mail pile today: Whenever I hear about a “new” novelist, they turn out to be in their 30s. Why is that? It seems like you hear about new musicians and actors and other creative people in… Read More
Sometimes writing is like a romance: You might need time away to realize how much it’s part of you. Author Diana Rowland can tell you about this. Life and other complications conspired to keep her from the fantasy… Read More