So I said basically this in response to malcontent on twitter, who asked what I thought of The Last Jedi discarding both the Jedi and the Sith and the fake nerd boys blathering on about it, but I thought I’d collect this nerd rant a bit here.
You think we don't live in the future? We're getting pretty close to a Type I civilization.
I recall an essay (or maybe a blog post) written by someone (possibly Charles Stross?) about how difficult it would be to keep control of space based colonies, particularly from the bottom of a gravity well?
Can we just call this a trailer and let Rainfall Films do a Wonder Woman movie? She must be in the public domain by now, right?
A herd of cows is perturbed by a SpaceX test flight. Yeah, we don't live in the space age.
Here's something both horrible and wonderful. Cedar Fort Publishing reneged on it's agreement because the bio for one co-author had this line in his bio: "He lives in Salt Lake City with his partner and their four dogs."
I'm having to spend a lot of time in the hospital with my dad, who isn't all there just right now. I could really use some happy stories.
As some of you might know, my Dad isn't doing so well. His liver isn't going to last very long, and while we can get him any care he might need up here in Soviet Canuckistan, a new liver itself is kind of hard to source. They only get about one a year in his blood type up here, and he doesn't have a great chance of…
But thank you for all the adventures, Mr. Banks:
I've started documenting my various foodcraft projects in character as Professor Snuggles T. Heartcraft, Gentleman Scientician, and I've just made my first post on the Doom Press and the manufactory of cheese.
RC cars with guns. Someone will hook this up to Watson and then we'll have to phrase everything as a question or our machine overlords will get us.
In case anyone doesn't know, there's a thriving community of niners on G+, including lots of folks who wandered off after the first upgrade.
Hits me right in the feels.