SFF Writerly Note

SFF Writerly Note

Matt Staggs (writer, publicist, one-time list-keeper of SFF awesomeness at Enter the Octopus) has spawned a crowd-sourced, gothic horror, shared-world wiki based on a New England village with a hidden, haunted history. Feel free to join in on the world-building...
It’s (Still) Not About the Technology

It’s (Still) Not About the Technology

With 100,000 subscribers, The New Yorker is enjoying better sales on the iPad than its sister Condé Nast publications — including Wired Magazine.

But wait… Wired is all about technology — and in particular all things digital — and the iPad is a digital platform. Shouldn’t they go together like peaches and cream? Pizza and beer? Like Wired Magazine and a freaking 21st century wireless multimedia tablet display? Well, yeah.

Oscar 2010 Blind Picks

Oscar 2010 Blind Picks

Having watched none of tonight’s contenders for the little golden man — that’s right… of all of the nominations I’ve seen not a single one1 — I figure I’m still about as qualified as the next guy to pick the winners. Which,...
Repost: Town Meeting Day

Repost: Town Meeting Day

Reposted in honor of Vermont’s annual tradition… today is Town Meeting Day! Town Meeting Day — the first Tuesday in March — is an institution in Vermont, and throughout much of New England. It’s notable for being a hands-on, participatory...
Would Poe Approve?

Would Poe Approve?

Once upon a midnight dreary, while I pondered weak and weary, Over many a quaint and curious volume of forgotten lore, While I nodded, nearly napping, suddenly there came a tapping, As of some one gently rapping, rapping at my chamber door. `’Tis some...
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