Daily Archives: December 5, 2012
It’s brief enough to quote in full. It’s from Nick Harkaway from this longer “a year in reading” column over at The Millions: John Scalzi’s Redshirts is a little bit of genius. It starts out as a very funny Star Trek in-joke and then crosses the rubicon to become a somewhat disturbing examination of that joke before diving into […]
Go ahead and tell her she’s a fake geek girl. See where it gets you, nerdburglar. Also? That shirt she’s wearing? You can get it here. It’s a lovely poke in the eye to certain types. Update: Give the picture a little more attitude with a caption.
Well, now it is on: Jim C. Hines has formally challenged me to a pose-off, and in doing so has offered me three choices of pose. Here is the first choice: Here is the second choice: Here is the third choice: Which to choose, which to choose? I can’t decide. So I’m going to let […]
The Whatever Holiday Shopping Guide 2012 continues, and today we move away from books and focus on other gifts and crafts — which you can take to mean just about any other sort of thing a creative person might make: Music, art, knitting, jewelry, artisanal foodstuffs and so on. These can be great, unique gifts for special folks […]
Today’s Big Idea is slightly different: It’s about a video game, not a book. Because (and not only because I am currently in the process of writing a video game myself), I figured, what the heck. So, today writer Mark Yohalem tells you the idea behind Primordia, in which two of mankind’s heirs embark on […]
So, Patrick Rothfuss, Jenny Lawson, Wil Wheaton and I got together to talk about blogging about ourselves and other topics, and off we went for ninety minutes. It’s fun! And we swear a lot, because it’s me and Pat and Jenny and Wil. You’ll love it. P.S.: Sorry about being so choppy. It’s Wil’s fault.
In which I played talk show host! I had my own house band and everything! If you’re interested in just my opening monologue, it starts at about 2:50. But honestly, if you have the time and you’re a science fiction fan, it’s worth it to watch the whole thing, because the interviews with Mike Resnick, […]