Daily Archives: September 11, 2017

A Surprising Consanguinity, Starring Me and Chuck Wendig, Featuring Neil Gaiman, Mikey Neumann and Athena Scalzi

It begins thusly: The internet was made for this. 10 SOLID HOURS of Yakkety Sax. Turn your whole day into a Benny Hill sketch: https://t.co/3eslvlaBFY — Neil Gaiman (@neilhimself) September 11, 2017 CITIZENS OF THE INTERNET: Neil Gaiman wants you to drive yourself mad. Don't give into his NEFARIOUS plan. Or do, I'm not your […]

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New Books and ARCs, 9/11/17

Let’s start off the week right, with a big ol’ stack of new books and ARCs that have arrived at the Scalzi Compound. See anything here you like? Give it a shoutout in the comments.

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The Death of an iPod Nano

Folks, let’s have a moment of silence for my wife’s iPod Nano, a fourth generation version of the machine, which finally called it a day after nearly nine years of service, which in this age of planned obsolescence, is an impressively long run. Krissy went to wake it up this morning to run on the […]

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The Big Idea: Catherynne M. Valente

And now, some of the most famous authors in the English language show a side that you probably never knew about — and Catherynne M. Valente uses that side to build up her latest novel, The Glass Town Game. CATHERYNNE M. VALENTE: So let’s say you’re a geeky kid, like any other geeky kid. School […]

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