April 12th, 2006

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In random good news, "Two Dreams on Trains" was awarded an honorable mention by the Strange Horizons readership.  Go congratulate Dora Goss on her first-place standing. (Go, Dora!)

I see some other familiar names on the list as well.

"I am in expectation of Prometheus every day."

--John Keats, letter to Percy Bysse Shelley, 16 August 1820

Gah, I'm going to have to talk about literary merit and accessibility in front of people this weekend.

*hides under a rock*
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So, anybody willing to stand me a bet on whether Eastercon will fuck off(1) en masse and to a man at 7:15 on Saturday night to collectively watch Doctor Who?

Cognitive dissonance is watching television in Hampshire and discovering a This Old House marathon, with Norm and Tom and their Yankee accents intact, renovating a rowhouse in Charlestown.

Also, I take back everything good I ever said about British TV. I just discovered Braniac.

1) That's a technical Britglish fuck off, not a generalized Amglish fuck off.

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45 years ago today, the first human being ventured into space. Of course, he was only the point man for a massive effort.

So, in his name, we remember the entire team.

Happy Yuri's night.
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Book 40; John Crowley, Little, Big

Someday, I'm going to have to get somebody to explain certain things about the end of this book to me. I love reading it, but I have yet to figure out what actually happens, or the mechanics behind some things that do happen. I think I get caught up in the prose and miss the clues, or something.

It reminds me, in some ways, of my experience with Cyteen.