Thanks for the feedback to my vent! This particular employer pays us adjunct profs the semester’s pay as four monthly pieces and then this June paycheck was going to be office hours. Sounds like payroll messed up and we’ll get the correct payment as a July payment. We’ll see if there is interest or whatever. Pretty… Read more
It’s a year later and no comment moderation happened on this article because G/O Media does not incentivize the staff to clean up the bad comments. It’s cool. I don’t blame the staff for not doing more work for less money. G/O Media’s management is terrible and they are treating these websites (and their staff)… Read more
Audiobook: I’m getting close to the end of Gene Wolfe’s The Knight and will likely start its sequel (companion piece? second part?) The Wizard in the next few days. It’s alright; it hits on a lot of fantasy tropes and feels like an attempt to tell a well-written story in such a setting. Less intentionally challenging… Read more
I moved and I’ve been listening to books while unpacking and cooking and walking around so I’ve had more listening time than usual. Finished Gene Wolfe’s The Citadel of the Autarch. Followed that up with his The Urth of the New Sun (which got ... weird. The entire New Sun tetralogy is weird but the coda to it gets… Read more
It’s headache medicine, in the sense that I drink it and I get a slight headache. So in short it’s a good vodka to mix. As I said I’m enjoying it responsibly and will not purchase another bottle when my second (... oops) is empty.
So they’re both separate loose adaptations of the same written source?
A lot of Americans have been misinformed into thinking that the country (particularly at its founding) is a very Christian country. This illusion helps no one but conservatives, and all the rest of us should do our best to point out that the separation of church and state has served Americans well for centuries.
Looking back on this article’s comments I see that I was in the wrong for asking why you were feeding trolls. My apologies on that, I very strongly misread that situation and if I could edit that comment I would.
Thanks for letting me know that you felt my comment regarding law enforcement agencies was insightful.