Daily Archives: February 5, 2008

Please Keep Comments on Topic

Folks, I’ve been noticing an increasing incidence of people going into comment threads and writing something like this: “Hey, I know this doesn’t have anything to do with what this thread is about, but…” and then posting about something that is, true to advertising, completely unrelated. Don’t do this. I find it more than a […]

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Coke Addiction Claims Another Young Life

Tragic, really. (In other news, Zeus is being properly kitten-y and manic, and is a fine addition to the Scalzi household.)

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Exploding the Heads of Browncoats Everywhere

Steven Brust took a little time off from the world of Vlad Taltos to write a Firefly fanfic novel. It’s here. Browncoats, try not to quiver with too much joy. People will cross the street to avoid you.

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In Other Election News

I’m not running for office in SFWA this year. Here’s why: 1. I just finished a novel, which is good. Now all I have to do are the two novels, at least one non-fiction book, two novellae and several short stories and essays I’ve all agreed to write/am contractually bound to extrude before the end […]

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Patrick Nielsen Hayden explains why he voted for Obama in the primary (he did it by absentee ballot). Key graphs: I’m for Obama knowing perfectly well that, as Bill Clinton suggested, it’s a “roll of the dice”. A roll of the dice for Democrats, for progressives, for those of us who’ve fought so hard against […]

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