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i saw lost in translation a couple of days ago, and i've been thinking about it, on and off, because while i quite honestly liked it, i was also left with the slight feeling of having sat through the observations of an egocentric american, lamenting...

it's that time of the year again: ditmar nomination. for those of you who don't know what a ditmar is--and lets be honest, outside the local australian speculative fiction scene, few people do--the ditmar is a local award where basically anyone can stroll in and nominate...

poppy brite wrote this on her livejournall, which caught my attention: "I remember one of the hot horror writers of the '80s once bragging to me with a smug little grin that he had never read THE HAUNTING OF HILL HOUSE. I think that was when...

"Three tall men disguised as bearded Orthodox Christian priests robbed a Belgrade bank and removed three security video tapes of the heist before making a getaway with $300,000. But the men attracted lots of attention and overlooked a fourth surveillance recording of the robbery Thursday...

i've actually never believed that settling down to live on mars seemed like a good idea, or, even, plausible. i dig the photos that i've been linking, but lets face it: it's a big fucking ball of stone and dirt and seems pretty inhospitable, and...

have you noticed that there is a whole community of people with livejournals dedicated to impersonating famous people? and i don't mean like, ten or twenty, but rather there are two hundred odd people doing this. check out the user info here to see what i...