Archive for October, 2007

Cthulu Motivational Poster

Monday, October 29th, 2007

The Cthulhu link of the day is this motivational poster from b0st0n_snark.

And for a mostly unrelated link, here’s a dark armageddon story: A Colder War by Charles Stross.

Swing a Cat

Sunday, October 28th, 2007

It’s official: you can now swing a cat in Brookline without hitting a Dunkin Donuts. I walked into the Dunkin Donuts in Washington Square at 10:30 this morning for a donut, only to find it was my last one. Signs said they were closing permanently at 7:00pm today, and rumor had it the issue was the lease.

Now I’m going to have to figure out where they hid the Krispy Kreme’s in Star Market after the renovations.

Teflon Shatner

Tuesday, October 23rd, 2007

For Jade: Ken Cancelosi speculates on how William Shatner has survived the redshirt-level carnage associated with starring in a Trek series.

You can still hear the shout heard ’round the Alpha Quadrant at

Long Time No Quizzle

Monday, October 1st, 2007

And the survey says…

I am:
James Tiptree, Jr. (Alice B. Sheldon)

In the 1970s she was perhaps the most memorable, and one of the most popular, short story writers.  Her real life was as fantastic as her fiction.

Which science fiction writer are you?