Monthly Archives: February 2017

On the Matter of Empathy For Horrible People

Yesterday I was having a conversation with a friend regarding the implosion of Milo Yiannopoulos, the remarkable two-day period in which the public bigot and Breitbart editor lost a high-profile speaking engagement, a lucrative book contract, and a job, because one of his positions (regarding sexual contact between adults and young teens) finally crossed a […]

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Quick Note re: Comments

It is: My spam filter seems to be unusually aggressive recently and more legit comments are finding their way there; I just released a bunch. So if for some reason you’ve been trying to comment and your comment doesn’t appear, don’t panic, I’m (probably) not intentionally moderating you, it’s just a hyperactive spam filter. It’s […]

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Today’s Visit to the Central Park Zoo, In Tweets

Ominous sequence. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 Weird looking cat. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 Also a weird looking cat. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 Seriously what's up with the cats in this place. — John Scalzi (@scalzi) February 18, 2017 I really feel these […]

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The Big Idea: Matt Ruff

Books are often turned into television series — but what about stories going to the other direction? As Matt Ruff shows you in this Big Idea for Lovecraft Country, stories intended for one medium sometimes find their full flower in another entirely. MATT RUFF: Lovecraft Country started out as a TV series pitch. The big […]

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