Daily Archives: February 14, 2014

A Conversation That Actually Just Happened

Context: I tasked my fifteen-year-old daughter with ordering food from the local pizzeria. Athena: Dad! Me: What? Athena: I tried calling the pizza place but  I got a weird noise. Me: Like what? Athena: “Buzz. Buzz. Buzz.” Me: …. That’s called a “busy signal.” Athena: Okay. What does that mean?  Me: It means someone else […]

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New Books, 2/14/14

Here are the new books/ARCs that have come into the Scalzi Compound this week. Did you know that books are the perfect Valentine’s Day gift? It’s true! What looks good? Share in the comments.

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The Best Valentine for Teh Intarweebs, From Ursula Vernon

Yes, that’s just about perfect.  Ursula notes: “We do not endorse actual violence against your enemies.” Yes, well. She’s right, I suppose. See more of Ursula’s fantastic (and Hugo Award-winning) art here.

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A Valentine’s Day Song for My Best Girl: “Friday I’m in Love”

Fun fact: This was the first song Krissy and I ever danced to, the very first night we met — indeed, we danced to it roughly thirty seconds after she came up to me and said “you and I have to dance sometime tonight” and I said “now is good” because if you think I […]

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