Whatever reader Ed Powell decided to name his new kitty after one of my characters, so naturally I felt I should show you a picture of said adorable creature. Meet ZoĆ«: Ed writes: Her story is that, about… Read More

Technical Note (Update: Mail From Last 24 Hours Gone, Please Resend)

Apparently my e-mail is acting funky today. I’m trying to fix it, but for now if you sent me e-mail in the last 24 hours I may not have gotten it. Update: My e-mail box was basically totally… Read More

How to Lose the House

Just for fun, I’m going to go off on the Democrats today. Nate Silver over at Five Thirty Eight now estimates that there is a two in three chance that the House will go into Republican hands in… Read More

Changing the World, One Science Fiction Movie at a Time

Over at Filmcritic.com, I am asked: Can a science fiction movie really change the world? My answer — which as you may guess from the photo does involve Star Wars in some way — awaits you there. As… Read More