Daily Archives: June 24, 2009

Today’s LOLcat Picture Dedicated to South Carolina Governor Mark Sanford

Seriously, now: Tell your staff you’re hiking in the mountains, and then use a state car to go to the airport to fly to Argentina to have sex with a woman who is not your wife on Father’s Day weekend? I mean, really: Walk through that one and you’ll see several places this could go […]

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They’ll Regret It When Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Wins Best Picture

The Motion Picture Academy announced today that next year ten films will compete as Best Picture nominees, rather than the now-standard five. I’m not 100% behind this idea, in no small part because halfway through 2009, the only film I’d be even considering for Best Picture would be Up. The holiday season releases damn well […]

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Dear Internets: For No Particularly Good Reason I Have Placed a Sheer Sock On My Head

It’s just that they’re terribly comfortable. I think everyone will be wearing them in the future. Also, I believe — and this is just one man’s opinion here — this might be the sexiest picture of me EVAR. Now, please return to your normal lives.

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Why New Novelists Are Kinda Old, or, Hey, Publishing is Slow

From the e-mail pile today: Whenever I hear about a “new” novelist, they turn out to be in their 30s. Why is that? It seems like you hear about new musicians and actors and other creative people in when they are in their 20s. Excellent question. Leaving aside the mechanics of why it pays to […]

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