Daily Archives: February 8, 2006

Achieving Bookosity

What’s that smell? Why, it’s the toasty, buttery scent of author copies, fresh from the FedEx truck! They’re booktastic! More to the point, the fact I have my copies means that although it’s debatable that The Ghost Brigades is going to show up soon at bookstore near me, given that my local bookseller didn’t bother […]

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The Looney Tunes Characters Will Soon Be Looking For Work

Yes, yes, I know. Serious topic. But come on. You can’t tell me some of the headline writers at CNN weren’t chortling to themselves when one of them wrote that.

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TGB Review at SFSignal

It’s a thumbs-up: The Ghost Brigades proves that his awesome 2005 debut, Old Man’s War, was no fluke… It’s hard to not like a story when it’s obvious in the writing that the author is having so much fun with it. It’s true that I had fun writing this one; I like making things up […]

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Ursine Wisdom

A bit of intelligence from Elizabeth Bear: “Feminism is never an excuse for laughably bad prose.” Indeed not. Feminism is never an excuse; neither, for that matter, is socialism, capitalism, libertarianism, objectivism, Catholicism, Marxism, racism, or any other sort of -ism you wish to think up of, up to and including the ones that don’t, […]

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NASA Becomes Marginally Less Stupid

Looks like NASA won’t have George Deutsch to kick around anymore after all: George C. Deutsch, the young presidential appointee at NASA who told public affairs workers to limit reporters’ access to a top climate scientist and told a Web designer to add the word “theory” at every mention of the Big Bang, resigned yesterday, […]

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