Daily Archives: October 17, 2008

The By Now Standard E-Mail Note

I’ve finally gone through and responded to all the e-mail I apparently missed in the last two weeks. So, if you sent me an e-mail in the last two weeks (or even before then) and was hoping for a response but didn’t get one, now would be an excellent time to send me another e-mail […]

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Worth Noting

For the first time ever — ever, mind you — the Chicago Tribune endorses a Democrat for president. Did it help he was from Illinois? Oh, probably. They did also endorse another guy from Illinois for president, too. Even so. The Los Angeles Times and the Washington Post endorsed Obama today as well, but by […]

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Your Weekend Goodie: Free Metatropolis Story

Next Tuesday will mark the official release of Metatropolis, the audio book anthology featuring stories written by Jay Lake, Tobias Buckell, Elizabeth Bear, Karl Schroeder and yours truly. I know you’re probably just counting the seconds until the release, so to tide you over, the excellent folks at Audible.com have decided to offer up the […]

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Those Damn Activist Judges, At It Again

Surely the fix is in! The Supreme Court is siding with Ohio’s top elections official in a dispute with the state Republican Party over voter registrations. The Supreme Court, as we all know, densely packed with Democrats. The ruling itself, via TalkingPointsMemo. And just for extra added fun: Former US Attorney calls current ACORN bruhaha […]

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All This Talk of Dancing —

— reminded me of this particular song from my teenage years: What amazes me about this song is that it has spawned a number of genuinely awful cover versions, which either bury the tune in overwrought goth metal, or try to make a song about nuclear annihilation sound like a fun time at a rave. […]

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Chad Orzel Monkey Dance Update, 10/17

Since we’ve gotten involved in Chad Orzel’s charity drive for DonorsChoose, which helps fund educational projects for needy kids, the amount of money raised has gone from $1,700 to just under $4,200. $2,500 raised is not bad for just under two days work. So thank you. But that means we’re still $1,800 short of the […]

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A Jilted and Angry Ghlaghghee Walks in on Zeus and Kodi in Their Secret Interspecies Love Nest!!!

Zeus tries to explain that it’s not what it looks like. But how could it not be? What else could it be? How can Ghlaghghee ever learn to trust again? Kodi, meanwhile, stares pensively into the distance. She’s the oldest and wisest of the trio. In her heart, she knew that it could never last. […]

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