After his second year of graduate school at Princeton, Richard Feynman faced his oral examinations.Feynman was not yet the famous physicisthe would soon become (as his biographer James Gleick put it, “His Feynman aura…was still strictly local”), so he took his preparation seriou...Read more of this blog post »
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I do my best to keep this awesome quote by Oprah in mind everyday. With so much going on in the world, I find taking the time to simply reflect on how incredibly fortunate I am brings a clarity like nothing else. Indeed, I have a wonderful family who I love and who love me in return, fantastic f...
A few of you have asked me about this article about ABC making Let’s Pretend This Never Happened into a TV show and people are like, “Why aren’t you talking about this? Is it a secret?” and it’s not a secret andhas been in the works for years now but the truth is that most shows never actually en...Read more of this blog post »
There are many reasons we can be troubled in this chaotic, fallen world we live in,but there are so many more reasons to be thankful.
You, dear readers, are one of those reasons for me.Thank you for giving me and my books some of your precious time. Thank you for joining me here on my blog... Read more of this blog post »
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Japan’s government plans to raise the minimum wage and introduce other steps to revitalise the econo...
So, that was a little awkward after the events of the last couple weeks, what with all the bombings and civilian casualties.
Don’t get me wrong, I like the movie a lot, thought it was a worthy end to the series — especially after being so burned by The Hobbit last year. (I confess to being worried...Read more of this blog post »
six of crows fancasts where Jesper and Inej are white
I’ve only seen a couple, but ftr, will not reblog. They’re not white. It’s in the text.
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Hi! DRIVEN SNOW is Released. Welcome to the DRIVEN SNOW Blog Tour! Be sure to go down and enter on the Rafflecopter. Thank you for coming by and i hope you enjoy DRIVEN SNOW!Tour Stops November 25, 2015 (un)Conventional Bookviews Buffy’s Ramblings November 26, 2015 Readaholics Annonymous Boo... Read more of this blog post »
When I painted a mural on the wall of the first 37signals office back in ‘99, or 2000, I didn’t have a camera phone in my pocket. That’s why I took pictures of the wall with a disposable camera. If back then I was the competent human being I am now, I would have gotten those pictures developed,...Read more of this blog post »
I have been around Christians all my life, and I don’t know that I’ve heard too many of them exclaim, “Oh how I love your law!” Yet in Psalm 119 we find David saying that very thing, expressing his love for God’s law. In the very first Psalm we find him declaring the man blessed who finds God’s l...Read more of this blog post »
I loved the bond between the guys. Excellent character development.
A brief essay of mine appears today at SF Signal as part of their ongoing Mind Meld series of interviews (in which various authors address the same question). This week’s questions to ponder:What SF/F/H book (or books) have inspired you the most? How?
Anyone who knows me knows that Ligotti was bou...Read more of this blog post »
So ISIS has claimed the attacks as a response to France bombing the ‘caliphate’ in the Middle East. That Hollande/Valls are warmongers is beyond dispute . Ironically they were preparing to topple the Assad regime (till Washington insisted on a delay) which would have made them ISIS allies in the...Read more of this blog post »
Hey folks! It’s the Worldbuilders Team again, bringing you another blog full of books for the lottery.
There’s been some serious friendly competition going on in the fundraiser this year.
The Individual and Team pages are having a bit of fun going back and forth (though Amanda’s particularly exci...Read more of this blog post »
GREENVILLE, NC—Aiming to accommodate family members’ preferences and avoid any frustration, local parents Melissa and Ron Walters officially designated the upstairs television for anybody who did not want to watch the Thanksgiving football games on Thursday, sources reported. “You can use the TV...Read more of this blog post »
Just in time for the holidays!
Very Special Episode, Holiday edition! Don’t miss the bonus at the end of the episode, when Elizabeth’s son Jack recites a holiday poem.
Update: Elizabeth and I talk about how we divide up our holidays.
Listener Try This at Home: W...Read more of this blog post »
To those of you who are scaling Mount NaNoWriMo, I salute you at your three-quarter mark, where the oxygen may be getting thin. Breathe deep! Stay hydrated! Dip into your trail mix! And here, again, is the link for Kitty’s support-and-encouragement forum: http://nanowrimo.org/forums/writing-group...Read more of this blog post »
25 November 2015
Universal Music (London) have denied refusing to re-issue Morrissey's I'm Throwing My Arms Around Paris in support of the victims of the recent Paris atrocities.
Morrissey is in possession of a letter from John Reid at Russells (London) in which it is clearly sta...
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