Whatever

It’s the Dog of the Bride of Frankenscalzi!

Okay, now things are just getting silly.

It’s the Daughter of the Bride of Frankenscalzi!

And thus completes the Frankenscalzi trifecta. Happy Halloween, everybody.

NaNoWriMo Coming ‘Round

I’ve been asked again, as I frequently am at this time of year, whether I plan to participate in NaNoWriMo, or, for those who like things uncompressed, the National Novel Writing Month. The answer, as it pretty much… Read More

Hey Look Everybody I Made You a Podcast For Reals

In which I talk about Star Wars stuff, including a story about when I was asked to write a Star Wars novel. Plus writing and bloggy things and also I REVEAL THE SECRET END OF SG:U. It’s about 30… Read More

When a Redshirt Has a Mission On Halloween, Doom is Just Taken as Read

Athena, no doubt about to be consumed by a Borgovian Land Worm. Athena: I’m a redshirt for Halloween. Are you proud of me? Me: Yes, for as long as you last. Now come on, I have to take… Read More

If I Ran the Presidential Elections

As I’ve been talking about the upcoming presidential election here this week, I was asked by a pal of mine: If I were given Constitutional leave to remake the presidential election system here in the United States, how… Read More

Quick Thoughts on Disney Buying LucasFilm

Bluntly: Best thing that could happen, especially if you’re a Star Wars fan. George Lucas is the most influential filmmaker of the last half century and we all owe him a debt in terms of how he’s advanced… Read More

The Big Idea: Robert St. Amant

I’ve written popular science articles and books, and one of my personal philosophies is that about 80% of any subject can be understood by any ordinary person — if you can manage to explain it correctly. Robert St…. Read More

First Snow of the Season

Not a lot, and it won’t last until noon, but here it is: The first snow of late 2012. I’m not terribly happy to see it, but considering at the moment there are entire cities submerged in standing… Read More

The Whatever Presidential Endorsements: Add Yours Here

I’ve made my endorsement for president this year, and I know many of you would be interested in making endorsements of your own. So, here: Have a comment thread to endorse your own favorite: Barack Obama, Mitt Romney,… Read More

The Scalzi Endorsement: Obama For President

This should come as absolutely no surprise to anyone anywhere, but to make it official: I will be voting for Barack Obama to have a second term as President of the United States, and I think you should… Read More

The Big Idea: Zach Weinersmith

Zach Weinersmith has fond memories of a certain sort of book — a kind of book, it seems, that had disappeared from the common consciousness. Rather than lament its passing, Weindersmith took it as a challenge to revive…. Read More

Husband of the Bride of Frankenscalzi!

It’s alive! ALIIIIIIIIIIVE! AH HAHA HA HA HAH HA HA HAH HA HA!

A Few Process Notes on “Fan Letter”

I’ve had a few questions about how I came to write “A Fan Letter to Certain Conservative Politicians,” so for those of you who are interested, here are some process notes. * The predicate cause, I think clearly… Read More

A Small But Shining Example of How to Be Wrong

Blogger Joé McKen catches one of my regular detractors making a spectacularly dumb move, and then watches him flail about, trying to rationalize his unintentional comedy gold. No, I’m not going to link to the detractor’s site directly,… Read More

Oh SNAP

Don’t think I WON’T, man.

Behold! The Bride of Frankenscalzi!

She’s married to a monster! And I am glad.

On the Occasion of my 25th High School Reunion, Words From the Teenage Me

My high school class is having its 25th reunion this weekend, which I will unfortunately not be at (I had that little book deadline, you may remember, which played merry havoc with my scheduling), but the side effect… Read More

A Fan Letter to Certain Conservative Politicians

WARNING: this post is going to be oh-so-very-triggery for victims of rape and sexual assault. I am not kidding. Dear certain conservative politicians: Hi! I’m a rapist. I’m one of those men who likes to force myself on women… Read More

Oh, and Look, the Korean Version of Zoe’s Tale Arrived at the House Today

Here’s what that looks like. It’s always fun to look at the foreign covers.