Daily Archives: March 19, 2008

What Else I Was Going to Say About Arthur C. Clarke

Basically, that he was not my favorite of the old time science fiction writers (that honor went to Heinlein, obviously, but also Ray Bradbury, which is something I don’t think a lot of people have guessed), but on the other hand I remember quite vividly faking a sprained ankle in 8th grade gym class in […]

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Of Interest to Barry Hughart Fans

The author of Bridge of Birds has penned an intro for Subterranean Press’ upcoming Chronicles of Master Li and Number Ten Ox omnibus, which gathers together all three of the novels featuring the characters. In the new intro we learn how Hughart came to write the Master Li/Number Ten Ox novels, and whether there will […]

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Obama and Presidential Smarts

I thought it was a pretty damn good speech, both in content and in delivery; the latter, at least, assures me that if Obama wins the presidency, I might actually be able to sit through watching a live presentation of a State of the Union address, which is something I’ve not been able to do […]

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