"I Do Things the Accountants of Truth Would Not... →
CHEMICAL AND PETROLEUM ENGINEERING, 200 East Dean Keeton Safety Hazard: UT...– From the UT Campus Watch newsletter for 12/16/2009
Twelve Gifts to Ruin the Appetite →
The Guardian suggests twelve gifts that you should not give to the food-lover in your life this holiday season.
The Secret Identity of Wesley Crusher →
Trufax: I liked Wesley, back in the day. I’ve always gravitated towards nerds, and as a young teen when ST:TNG premiered, I thought he was adorable. Really. So I’m right on board with Tracy Wilson here, and her hypothesis fills me with total delight.
Conversation after the development team gift...
Coworker B: I was sure you were going to end up with the sonic screwdriver.
Me: ...I, er, already have one.
Law & Chaos - Wendy Pini's "Stormbringer"... →
Back when I was about thirteen or so, my family lived in San Antonio and every now and then, Dad and I would take a Saturday drive up to Austin. There was a bookstore we used to go to; I don’t remember the name, but it had all kinds of shiny crystals and New Age stuff, and in its small selection of fiction and art books, I stumbled across a thing called Law & Chaos, by Wendy Pini. This...
The Morning News: Be Not Afraid →
Possible alternate title: The Very Secret Diaries of Werner Herzog. Dear Diary: When Klaus Kinski and I made Fitzcarraldo, I had trouble maintaining my composure. At one point I told Kinski I would shoot him if he did not cooperate. This comes to mind this evening because I buy a pound of spinach leaves for dinner, but when I cook the spinach, it reduces, and there is only enough for one...
Here we have the sizzle reel for a new TV show called “Slingers”, directed by Steve Barron and starring Sean Pertwee (son of Jon, for the Who fans out there). More about it on writer Mike Sizemore’s blog. It’s Ocean’s Eleven in Space. If this thing actually happens, I am so there.