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WE HAVE BLAST OFF – Fantasticon launches ‘Zero’ into orbit!

Originally posted on J. S. Collyer Science Fiction Writer:
? I employed my ‘come and buy my book’ hypo-stare to good effect at Fantasticon! Zero has taken off with a…

August 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

A tale of titles

Imagine a time when you could actually judge a book by its cover — or by its title, anyway. Reader, there was such a time! It was the 18th century. … Continue reading

August 18, 2014 · 11 Comments

Please enjoy Robert Downey Jr. as a variety of pin-up girls

I’m actually quite smitten. Go here to see more.

August 17, 2014 · 9 Comments

Some fun tonight

This is a clip someone else took at Paul McCartney’s send-off of Candlestick Park the other night, but since the view is from just about where we were sitting I … Continue reading

August 16, 2014 · 6 Comments

I believe in yesterday…

Hey. Guess what the wife and I are doing tonight? We’re going to see Paul McCartney shut down Candlestick Park! You probably know that the final (official) concert The Beatles … Continue reading

August 14, 2014 · 10 Comments

Bad ideas in publishing (contd.)

When I read this article in the Times, I couldn’t decide whether to shit my pants or pluck all the hair off my entire body. Or, indeed, both. The synopsis: … Continue reading

August 13, 2014 · 27 Comments

Haiku for the hell of it: Farewell Mr. Williams

The tears of a clown When there’s no one else around. Say “Na-nu Na-nu!”

August 12, 2014 · 1 Comment

The pudding is in the proof

I’m sort of agog this morning. Why? Because I received the proof copy of Occasional Soulmates on Friday and it looks terrific! I’ll be honest and admit that my expectations … Continue reading

August 11, 2014 · 14 Comments

The real reason rockers make faces when they solo

This made my day. And there’s a whole bunch of ’em here.

August 10, 2014 · 3 Comments

Fahey’s fingers

If you like finger-picking guitar, you know about John Fahey. His compositions are so true to the traditional mode that it’s hard to tell them from the ancient airs and … Continue reading

August 9, 2014 · 5 Comments