Daily Archives: December 21, 2017

New Books and ARCs, 12/21/17

Happy solstice! To celebrate the longest night of the year (on this side of the globe anyway), I’ve got a very fine stack of new books and ARCs for you to peruse. See anything here you’d spend a long evening with? Tell us all in the comments.

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Quick Thoughts on the Google Home Max

Google went and made a big-ass home assistant called the Google Home Max, which boasts two 4.5-inch woofers, and commensurately-sized tweeters and the promise that it would be a) useful  like the regular Google Home and b) sound pretty good, for $399. Well, I have a fair number of home assistants in the house now, […]

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Please Enjoy the Scalzi Family 2017 Holiday Card

It’s lovely and truly captures the sentiment of the season. Its genesis comes from a bad pun I made on Twitter (“If shrimp had a religious leader, it’d be known as the Prawntiff”) and then art of the Prawntiff being made by @jurijuri. It delighted me so much that I asked her if I could […]

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