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Devoured by books

I’ve found my next gifts to my younger brothers – once the series is published in hardcopy, that is! I received the first novel as a gift for Christmas, and upon finishing, immediately bought the second. Then when I had … Continue reading

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The Left believes in closets

Those who don’t pay attention might think that the amorphous group of people on “the left” are not in favor of closets – thanks to their pro-homosexual and/or pro-transsexual stances. (If you can pass as a member of the other sex, there is … Continue reading

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My theory of the electorate

It’s very simple: if you’re a smart, well-informed voter, your vote doesn’t matter. At all. Though your political establishment dearly wants you to think otherwise, of course. This is what gets me about the “smart” political junkies who love to … Continue reading

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Exploitation

Has anyone else ever noticed that when young, ignorant, privileged white UMC girls start going on about the “terrible exploitation” faced by people who are actively trying to better their economic circumstances, the desired result always seems to be cutting … Continue reading

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Van Vogt: The Silkie

Last year I picked up a whole stack of books from a library book sale in a tiny lake town in Minnesota, and quite a few of them were Van Vogt paperbacks. The Silkie was rather odd; rather than a single narrative, … Continue reading

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Gamergate and SPJAirplay

I have a tendency to play really long YouTube videos while I bop about the house ineffectually chasing chaos and entropy out of corners and doing battle with dust bunnies formed from yard-long hair, etc. I had heard that SPJAirplay had suffered … Continue reading

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The Hugo Awards: Your Waifu is Trash edition

Wow. Just wow. I’d add “I can’t even” but that wouldn’t be accurate: watching the TruFen villagers burn down their own village out of spite was EXACTLY what the Rabid Puppies thought they would do. It was the Sad Puppies … Continue reading

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