Daily Archives: December 9, 2008
Songs You Like That You’re Pretty Sure No One Else Does
Posted on December 9, 2008 193 Comments
Here’s mine: [imeem music=”7bNbfDQTVJ”] First the good news: It’s David Bowie. Now, the bad news: It’s David Bowie in Tin Machine, the inexplicable late 80s “Bowie’s in a band with session musicians, which is kind of like him being in Toto” misstep that’s widely acknowledged as Bowie’s creative nadir, which took some doing after the […]
Posted on December 9, 2008 10 Comments
Thanks to accidentally overwriting an .htaccess script, I’ve introduced some errors to your viewing pleasure if you’re following old links (i.e., ones at “scalzi.com/whatever” rather than “whatever.scalzi.com”). I’m working to fix it now. Sorry. Update: Fixed. Thanks to Ryan Boren for his help extracting me from my idiocy.
Today’s Political/Chemical Question
Posted on December 9, 2008 97 Comments
What is in the water in Springfield, Illinois that causes its governors to get arrested and/or indicted on corruption charges? Honestly, Illinois, what the hell? Fund, like, Brita filters for the state capitol water fountains. Or something. This is getting silly.
A Holiday Tradition Here at Whatever
Posted on December 9, 2008 21 Comments
Because it’s that time of year again, let’s link back to my 2002 seasonal humor piece, “The 10 Least Successful Holiday Specials of All Time.” Those of you who have read it before will enjoy it just like you do all those Christmas specials you’ve seen dozens of times; those of you who have not […]
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