Pretty sure I just broke my little toe. Kicked it on a piece of furniture. Sigh. Luckily I had some strong painkillers left over from my last skin cancer op, so I’ve dulled it down to something manageable.
Articles from Cheeseburger Gothic
I hate it when other people have good ideas that I should’ve had. Hate it even more when they make it work.
I was idly wondering the other day whether there might be a story or even a payday in a George Orwell/H.P. Lovecraft mash up. Got a lot of feedback telling me that Charlie Stross had it covered with his Laundry series.
Sort of, Charlie. Sort of.
Can’t believe it took me two years to figure out that if I put the chicken directly over the pork, I don’t have to baste the pork. The chicken will do it for me.
Thanks to Wolfcat for this link to an interesting (but longish) doco on the Toob of U about the film everyone thinks inspired Weapons of Choice. (Spoiler, it didn’t. Matt Reilly’s Ice Station, and being bored with researching Leviathan, inspired WoC).
Anyway, it’s not a bad weekend watch, especially the interviews with the stunt pilots who explained what they would have done if sucked into a time travel wormhole and confronted with the Japanese fleet.
I know things are tough in the Middle East, but are they Celene Dion speaker battle tough?
From the Graun:
A small city in New Zealand plagued by “siren battles” – cars decked out in loudspeakers commonly used in emergency warning systems and often blaring Céline Dion hits – is calling on authorities to step in and end the noise.