A misguided fanficcer has not only published her own work of Star Wars fic, but has made it available for sale on Amazon, for which she has been loudly disowned by the larger fanfic community. John Scalzi has, as usual, an entertaining summary of things, although the Nielsen … [Read more...] about Book stuff
Michael sent me this.
… and I laughed my ass off. "Make You Happy Tonight", by Tripod Baby… gonna make you happy tonight! Give my love to you, aw baby Gonna make you feel so right! Spend some time with you Do the things you want me to…. … So get ready for lovin' … [Read more...] about Michael sent me this.
“So that’s what he meant when he said he had a mandate…”
A must-see video clip: Bill Maher, Robin Williams, Leslie Stahl, and Joe Biden riff on Jeff Gannon. Absolutely hilarious. … [Read more...] about “So that’s what he meant when he said he had a mandate…”
Camp Anderson yell
"Camp Anderson, Apathetic Ags! Whoopty freakin' do. We don't go to stack or cut, Reveille is just a mutt, Midnight yell is for buffoons. We SURE as hell don't bleed maroon. AAAAA…. whatever." That's probably copyright 1996 or 1997 by the authors of Ewe Hall, whose names … [Read more...] about Camp Anderson yell
PA and Atlanta Nights
Atlanta Nights is the hottest book going at the moment. What the hell is Atlanta Nights? It's a book (I use the term loosely) written by a cadre of SF writers in order to prove that Publish America does not, in fact, screen its slush for any semblance of quality. How bad is … [Read more...] about PA and Atlanta Nights
My office neighbor, upon being shown the document that was just sent to me for publishing on the web: "Who is their liaison with this office? The Marquis de Sade?" My sentiments exactly. … [Read more...] about QOTD
The NOAH certification
As we enter our fortieth day of rain, I propose that starting with next month's summer session, the university should offer the NOAH certification program, consisting of ark-building 101, animal husbandry, and community waste management. … [Read more...] about The NOAH certification
PacManhattan (via Monkeyfilter) … [Read more...] about Geek workout
Dorcus Menswear for Men is exactly as painful as it sounds. From the incomparable Lileks. JohnKerryIsADoucheBagButImVotingForHimAnyway.com is my new favorite URL. I was really cranky on Friday, in case you couldn't tell. Saturday was entertaining. It's not every day you get … [Read more...] about Catch-all post
Another addition to the LOTR humor file: the Silmarillion in 1000 words. LAST ALLIANCE OF ELVES AND MEN: Push off. SAURON: Make me. ISILDUR: Whack. SAURON: Ow. ELROND: Hey, you got his ring. Let's ditch it. ISILDUR: No. ELROND: This sucks. ISILDUR: Tell me about it. … [Read more...] about Silmarillion humor