A Conversation That Actually Just Happened

Context: I tasked my fifteen-year-old daughter with ordering food from the local pizzeria. Athena: Dad! Me: What? Athena: I tried calling the pizza place but  I got a weird noise. Me: Like what? Athena: “Buzz. Buzz. Buzz.” Me:… Read More

New Books, 2/14/14

Here are the new books/ARCs that have come into the Scalzi Compound this week. Did you know that books are the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? It’s true! What looks good? Share in the comments.

The Best Valentine for Teh Intarweebs, From Ursula Vernon

Yes, that’s just about perfect.  Ursula notes: “We do not endorse actual violence against your enemies.” Yes, well. She’s right, I suppose. See more of Ursula’s fantastic (and Hugo Award-winning) art here.

A Valentine’s Day Song for My Best Girl: “Friday I’m in Love”

Fun fact: This was the first song Krissy and I ever danced to, the very first night we met — indeed, we danced to it roughly thirty seconds after she came up to me and said “you and… Read More