Daily Archives: March 21, 2012

Reader Request Week 2012 #5: Them Crazies What Live in the Woods

Joe Beernink asks: What do you think of the prepper/survivalist/sovereign citizen movements in the US? Complete nutbags? Grains of reason, seasoned with nutty goodness? Or are they three steps behind you already? Do you have plans for various types of disasters? Which types do you now worry about? Have you ever found yourself beginning to […]

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Reader Request Week 2012 #4: Future Doorknobs or Lack Thereof

Molnar asks: It appears to be a near-universal assumption by science fiction writers, directors, and producers, that there exists a set of precipitating events leading to our complete abandonment of doorknob technology. Do you share this assumption? Would you be willing to speculate on the reason for this assumption, or on the nature of the […]

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WordPress Apparently Messing With Commenting Ability

Folks: Over the last few days I’ve been getting people complaining that WordPress isn’t letting them comment because it says their e-mail address is associated with a WordPress account, and they need to sign in at WordPress, etc. To be clear: I don’t know why that’s happening and it has nothing to do with how […]

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YA Lit and Science Fiction and Fantasy Films

Over at FilmCritic.com, I’m jumping on the Hunger Games bandwagon and discussing why it is that some of the most successful science fiction and fantasy films of the last decade just happen to be adaptation of young adult fantasy and science fiction series. Here’s a hint: There’s no “just happened” about it. Come read my […]

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