Monthly Archives: August 2011

Why Attack the Block Isn’t a Blockbuster

The best-reviewed science fiction film to come out in theaters last week was not Cowboys and Aliens but Attack the Block — a film that it’s entirely possible that you didn’t know existed until right this very second, because it’s been shown on a total of eight screens in the US so far. Why is […]

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I’m Entirely Unmotivated to Write Anything Here Today, So Here’s Kermit Singing “The Rainbow Connection”

Yes, that’s his real voice. However, I have it on good authority that his banjo playing is completely dubbed.

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I’m Studiously Avoiding Any Puns Involving the Word “Czech”

That said, please enjoy this shot of the first three Old Man’s War books, now published in Czech. The cover art for the first two is familiar; the third one is new to me. But hey, still looks snazzy. I’ve said it before and will say it again: Hey, I like it when my books […]

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The Belief Schism

This article at New Statesman magazine, in which (mostly) prominent (mostly) British (mostly) atheists explain why they don’t believe in God, is both interesting in itself and causes me to remind myself why I’m an agnostic who presumes there isn’t a God, which is: there’s no evidence for God, or evidence that a god-like entity […]

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