Daily Archives: August 17, 2006
Representin’ for the SF Publishing Hotties, Yo
Posted on August 17, 2006 43 Comments
Apparently Galleycat is running a contest to determine “the Hottie of Publishing, Women’s Division,” and has five finalists up, some of whom really do seem to be rather unspeakably hot, from what I can discern from the rather ridiculously small pictures of the women on the site. One of the finalists, Liz Scheier (pictured here), […]
Posted on August 17, 2006 13 Comments
Yes, I got that chapter done yesterday. I have another to do today. Joy. Here’s a fun fact: Raymond Chandler once wrote about writing “If you ever run out of ideas, have someone come through the door with a gun.” In science fiction, a missile attack does pretty much the same thing. That is all.
In Today’s Episode of “Those Activist Courts”!
Posted on August 17, 2006 100 Comments
The NSA eavesdropping program is unconstitutional? That’s unpossible! A federal judge on Thursday ruled that the U.S. government’s warrantless wiretapping program is unconstitutional and ordered it ended immediately. In a 44-page memorandum and order, U.S. District Judge Anna Diggs Taylor, — who is based in Detroit, Michigan –struck down the National Security Agency’s program, which […]
Reeking With Plutessence
Posted on August 17, 2006 41 Comments
Because I know you care, the latest on Pluto: First, Scott Westerfeld’s latest Pluto-hatin’ rant, in which it’s revealed, more or less, that one of his biggest problems with a solar system with tiny ice planets is that then everything gets so darn messy. Which reminds me that the pre-Copernicans had a lovely and ordered […]
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