In the various sexy monster series you usually deal with one town that has an extremely and statistically implausible high amount of deaths. Buffy had a running plot point gag, with Sunnyvale being build on a hell mouth.
However, towns like ‘Rome, Wisconsin’ in Picket Fences are even worse, since there aren’t even… Read more
Since what we’re seeing in Brazil is the likely end result of the various policies the Republicans want so badly to enact—from further restrictions on abortion and birth control, to further deregulation of guns, to intensification of the drug war, to elimination of the minimum wage and the social safety net, to… Read more
“No privacy” can be kind of a big deal for political dissidents, people whose private inclinations are harmless to society but likely to cause ostracization, people who are attempting to keep abusers and stalkers out of their lives, and so on. Depending on how literally it’s interpreted, it’s also going to represent a… Read more
I could compose a list of nothing but Stephin Merritt tunes, but I suppose I’ll diversify a little bit...
Like it :)
I woke up at noon my time. The minion has buggy software, and a firmware patch coming in. Her download speed is ludicrous. Thats what I get for making her as realistic as possible.
That works. Just means now we have to train ourselves to do that.
Right, well I didn't read "The Silmarillion" until WAY later when I learned that wizards are basically magic angels.
Good point. Clearly it confused me!!
That's the quietest time here, that would work out good for me and other Aussie o-deckers.
I considered this issue in some depth a few years back when I had to do a presentation on any subject as part of some public speaking training.
I gave my talk on The Historiography of the Downfall of the Lord of the Rings and the Return of the King. I argued that since our only account of the War of the Ring was the… Read more