Charles Coleman Finlay with the opposing view.
Green Man Review has published a special Year's Best Fantasy & Horror mega-review, focusing on all twenty editions. (!)
And for another way to help skzbrust with his medical/legal bills, and get some scwag, The Adrilanka Gift Shop.
Speaking of Steve (hey, was that a slick transition or what?) the mighty John Scalzi is doing a "Month of Writers" in December, picking 31 favorite bloggers who are also writers and reposting favorite blog entries by them on The Whatever. #1 is Steven Brust. #2 is Charles Stross.
Aaaand Part I the new Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy is up, here.
Back to the coal mines! Minutes to type, a short story to finish, and a pair of columns to write today.