Wow! Didn’t see that coming.
The Rabid Puppies, led by Theodore Beale aka Vox Day, has offered for your consideration certain items for Best Related Work. These are of a trenchant and disturbing nature: Moira Greyland’s account of her childhood abuse at the hands of her mother, the award-winning science fiction writer Marion Zimmer Bradley “Safe Space as Rape Room”, […]
I propose a new psychological test based on which race of satirical characters from GULLIVER’S TRAVELS one might be: Lilliputian — petty and vicious Brobdingnagian — magnanimous but contemptuous of mankind Laputan — clumsy, dazed and impractical intellectual, fearful of comets and other unreal problems, often cuckolded Balnibarbi — even more impractical intellectuals, wasteful, fussy, […]
This column originally appeared at Meme Therapy, a site long since defunct. I re-post it here in case some reader had not seen it and wanted to. The question in bold was asked of several authors: my answer (with illustrations!) is below: We apologize for the inconvenience, but the planet Earth is scheduled for alien invasion. […]
Guest Post from Nostreculsus. Alas, I lost the answers for question 6 through 10. The words below are his: My apologies if this post is a bit long, but after reading the comments of the patrician Roman and of the Christian, I ventured to ask a Chinese sage about Mr Lombardi’s code of life. How does […]
Another discovery, equally astonishing as the discovery of the God-destroying magnetic brain wave mentioned in an earlier column in his space: http://www.washingtonpost.com/news/morning-mix/wp/2015/10/15/the-strange-star-that-has-serious-scientists-talking-about-an-alien-megastructure/ KIC 8462852 is a distant star 1,481 light-years away from Earth with … a very unusual flickering habit. Something was making the star dim drastically every few years, and she [Yale University astronomer Tabetha […]
Larry Correia, that man among men, the Mountain Who Writes, goes to town to trample an insolent papsmear writing in the New York Times who has the effrontery to tell men what a modern man’s manliness consists of. Mr Correia is both heartfelt and hilariously funny, and the terrible tread of his footfalls of mockery indeed leave […]