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I always feel as if I should do something with the 29th of February. From the moment I awake in the morning to find that grey-blinds-shut-hello-morning world, the notion is right there: I should do something today that society will not be able to excuse. The...

I can't take Romeo and Juliet seriously. I don't know if anyone else has this problem. It could be that I am the only person out there who, when Romeo appears on stage (or on page) and begins his whiny dialogue of rejection, wants to laugh...

a few updates: i've sold my story 'R' to agog! smashing fiction, edited by cat sparks. previous agog volumes have been well reviewed and well rewarded and have, indeed, been fine anthologies, with fine production values and, just as importantly, fine fiction. i was in the...

to yesterdays post, there is an addition that puts it in a more moderate mode of thinking. from the oakland tribune: "Peter Schwartz and Doug Randall were drafted for an unclassified, worst-case look at climate change. But the echo chamber of Internet news and opinion transformed...

"A secret report prepared by the Pentagon warns that climate change may lead to global catastrophe costing millions of lives and is a far greater risk than terrorism, a British weekly has said. The report was ordered by an influential US Pentagon adviser but was covered...

it must that time of year when i get bored and hate all the music i've got and want to hear something new. thankfully, warren ellis has gone insane and told people to send him their music. i am currently downloading 'science city zero' by...

my love for battle royale continues: i purchased the dvd today, and spent the afternoon not doing one little iota of work. instead i watched the film about year nine kids killing each other, and watched the additional features. the features are an odd thing,...

"An X-Ray, made of the stomach of a 62-year-old man who came to the emergency room of Cholet General Hospital in western France in 2002. He had a history of major psychiatric illness, was suffering from stomach pain, and could not eat or move his...

it appears that my sudden interest in the lolita porn rag asimov's is one built upon the sensationalism of journalism. oh, how could i be so bamboozled! yes, thank you, i am here all week, look for me in the cowboy hat tomorrow. anyhow, asimov's...