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The Mirage

Second-pass galleys are done. (There were a whopping seven corrections this time. I could have made it nine, but decided to let a couple of borderline style issues* slide as a way of convincing myself I was actually finished.) Bound … Continue reading

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Feeding Time

As my reward for supporting her in the Clarion West Write-a-thon, I get a custom-written story by the talented Kelley Eskridge. The story-prompt I gave Kelley was a pair of videos from the YouTube subgenre of “kids being stalked by … Continue reading

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May 21st, 2011

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“That’s so Takei”

Via Rachel Maddow:

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Four-legged SEALs

So it seems the SEAL team that got Bin Laden included a “war dog“—probably a German Shepherd—trained to sniff out bombs and snipers, and to parachute from altitude: Slate makes the inevitable “war cat” joke:

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Yes, we can

My favorite partisan reaction to the news (via Blag Hag): Meanwhile, on FOX (via Regret the Error): If nothing else, this may explain why our own local FOX affiliate was spelling Osama bin Laden’s name “Usama” last night. At first … Continue reading

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Murderer shot by Union troops

On CNN last night they were making repeated comparisons between Osama bin Laden and Adolf Hitler, but it seems to me the more apt comparison is to John Wilkes Booth: a spoiled rich kid who convinced himself he had a … Continue reading

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Is quinoa kosher?

The Times reports. You decide: Tasty, gluten-free, protein-rich—and, by many accounts, kosher for Seders lacking in carbohydrate variety—[quinoa] has become a staple of Passover cookbooks. Gourmet magazine hailed it in 2008 as the new “belle of the Passover ball.” If … Continue reading

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Nightmare fuel

Via William Gibson’s twitter feed: There’s a tumblr called “Chicks With Steve Buscemeyes” devoted to pictures in which actor Steve Buscemi’s eyes are Photoshopped onto the heads of female celebrities. Now there’s a YouTube version as well:

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Many Doctorows died to bring us this information

Via BoingBoing, the Instructables website offers a home recipe for Pop Rocks.

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