Daily Archives: July 1, 2008

Today’s Dumb Headline

It’s this, courtesy of MSNBC: It’s stuff like this that makes me wonder if people pay attention to who is actually elected president around these here parts. Let’s review the military service of the folks in the last few presidential elections: 2004 Loser: Vietnam veteran, awarded Silver Star and two Purple Hearts Winner: Defended Texas […]

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The Big Secret Audio Project I Haven’t Been Telling You About, Revealed

A few months ago, I was approached by Steve Feldberg, the Director of Content at Audible.com, who asked if I would be interested in doing an audio project with them. What project? Well, we wrestled with it for a while and came up with the idea of collecting a bunch of really interesting science fiction […]

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The Big Idea: Nancy Kress

Your sweet adorable pet: What if it was a raging vector of viral infection? Maybe that’s not something you actually want to spend time thinking about, but that’s okay, since Hugo and Nebula Award winning author Nancy Kress already thought about it for you. The result: Dogs, which Publishers Weekly is lauding as “a spine-chilling, […]

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The Hunting of the Snark, Indeed

The Bush Administration’s evidence against a suspected terrorist gets a smackdown in federal court: With some derision for the Bush administration’s arguments, a three-judge panel said the government contended that its accusations against the detainee should be accepted as true because they had been repeated in at least three secret documents. The court compared that […]

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