And when did you ever think you’d hear me say that?
Jack Womack is one of speculative fiction’s secret treasures. His 1995 novel Random Acts Of Senseless Violence is one of the most remarkable and emotionally affecting works I’ve ever read and the seed of my thinking about the whole Grim Meathook Future thing.It’s not science fiction, per se; it’s the story of how American civilization […]
Former Republican N.C. Sen. Jesse Helms dies at 86 – Yahoo! News Ha. Ha ha. Ha ha ha hahahahahahahahahahaha. And on the 4th! Thomas Jefferson’s laughing his ass off somewhere. Somebody find out where that evil old fuck’s grave is, so I can go and dance a jig on it. Roast in Hell, you barbaric […]
Dead veterans happy to rock again for Obama – Yahoo! News They’re talking about guys who used to be in the Grateful Dead, but, uh, that’s a little creepy. Reminds me of that Masters Of Horror episode where dead Iraqi veterans start rising from the grave to vote George Bush out of office.
Something has happened which I think may be a bit more important than any of the parties involved are making it out to be. Last week, a blogger named Violet Blue who writes about sex issues discovered that every single mention of her on the ultrapopular group blog Boing Boing had been removed. No explanation, […]
TRAIL BLAZERS Blog | The Dallas Morning News At the Republican state convention, a booth hosted by Republicanmarket was selling a pin Saturday that says: If Obama is President will we still call it the White House. There were other pins that weren’t necessarily conveying the positive, inclusive, united front that has been portrayed during […]
Here’s something I wrote on Whitechapel, Warren Ellis’s message board, in the context of a discussion about the Singularity that I started. I thought it would be worth posting here, as it explains some of my earlier thoughts. My whole point with the Grim Meathook Future thing was that, despite what us nerds would like […]
Terry McAuliffe on The Daily Show | Comedy Central Insider – The Comedy Blog for Comedy Fans Wow. Wow. This level of denial is truly breathtaking. Plus he’s a fucking loony. Awesome.