A little bit of politics
I read this tonight on a Huffington Post article about Michele Bachmann. Note that it comes at the end and has nothing to do with the article about her, but refers to a video clip. Here’s the quote: Eric Fehrnstrom,…
Confessions about watching bad TV
Warning: what follows is rather disgusting, so you may want to skip this one. * * * I’m right now watching Hoarders. It is the worst and most frightening one I have ever seen before. We’re talking poop soup in…
I ran across this one and thought it was pretty amusing. ADULT: A person who has stopped growing at both ends and is now growing in the middle. BEAUTY PARLOUR: A place where women curl up and dye. CHICKENS: The…
A good cause
A really good cause. If you can’t donate, then please boost the signal.
Kate Elliot posted an essay today called Decolonizing as an SF Writer by Rochita Loenen-Luiz. The subject is one that’s interesting to me because a lot of my dissertation and research has dealt with colonization/postcolonization/neocolonization. I think colonization is the…
There is a hawk cam at the University of Wisconsin Madison. You can see the mother (at least I’m supposing it’s the mother) and three babies (are they called eyases?). It is so very cool. Go look. Two different lookers…
On Monday I start a new class teaching how to build a webzine. Because of issues on campus, I elected to buy a domain and have it hosted off campus. I did that. I am now waiting for that to…
Okay, these are flipping funny. Stephen Colbert is interviewing Maurice Sendak in a two part interview. OMG. I was weeping, it was so funny. You must watch. really. Part the first Part the second
The best thing ever
I saw this and it is seriously the coolest thing ever.
Check out my post on Magical Words
I’m over at Magical Words today talking about creating flawed characters. Come over and take a look.