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Texts, 2014

2 days agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Luke 2:1-14, Anglo-Saxon (via): Soþlice on þam dagum wæs geworden gebod fram þam casere Augusto, þæt eall ymbehwyrft wære tomearcod....

I'll sing the anthem that banishes doubt

I was all but crying with laughter after watching this video (via @mgedemin on Twitter). Astronaut Tom Marshburn has entirely...

Open thread 202

2 weeks agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Xandy Peters, a young industrial designer, invented a striking new stitch pattern she named Fox Paws. She put it up...

Pages like the petals of a red carnation

last monthGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

For the past year or so Tiemen Zwaan, the SF/F and YA buyer at my favorite local bookstore (the delightful...

In defense of non-voters

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

I vote in every election, even funny little off-year ones. And I'm very sympathetic to the argument that if voting...

Two memorial events for Velma Bowen

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One in Seattle. Vicki Rosenzweig writes: We are planning a memorial gathering for Velma on Saturday, November 8, at 1:30...

Hallowmas

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

You know what? I miss the non-political relief threads we had back in 2008. I really enjoyed reading what was...

Velma Bowen, RIP

2 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

As discussed in the current open thread: Velma Bowen de Selby died yesterday, in Seattle, 18 Oct 2014, at...

Open thread 201

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One Hundred Spanish Proverbs A fool who knows Latin is never a real fool. A good man's pedigree is little...

On sale today: Hawk, the 14th novel in Steven Brust's Vlad Taltos sequence

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

On sale today in hardcover and e-book in North America, and on November 1 in the UK and certain...

It has SPOILERS on the Inside: a Dr Who Discussion Thread

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Since there's a material lag between the broadcast times of Dr Who on the two sides of the Pond, here's...

You want to talk about race and urban development? Okay, let's.

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Evidently some of us want to talk about the history of American urban development policy and its complicated and shameful...

Unreflective pastoralism will kill us all

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

The Guardian is one of the greatest newspapers in the English language, but every so often they publish something that...

Dysfunctional Families: Witnessing

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

One of the customs of this community that I am particularly fond of is the practice of witnessing: the acknowledgment...

Turning and turning

3 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Via the Washington Post, I ran across a study entitled "How Community Feedback Shapes User Behavior" (pdf). It's fascinating reading....

Open thread 200

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Timebinding: In 1962, members of Apex, a private apa that included some of the leading fan publishers of the day,...

Schrödinger's asshole

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Schrödinger's asshole: A person who says something offensive, then waits to see the reaction it gets before deciding whether to...

Spoiler thread for Lock In by John Scalzi

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Lila's requested a thread so she can talk about Lock In without spoiling it. Good idea. Contents enclosed....

The first four sentences of Craft of Deyng

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Like it says on the box: SEn the pa??age of this vrechit warlde, the quhilk is callit dede, ?emys harde,...

Lichtvergadering

4 months agoGenres / Sci Fi : Making Light

Just a reminder: we are having the Dutch Gathering of Light on Sunday, August 31 (that's this Sunday!) at Proeflokaal...

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