Saturday, January 24, 2009


Good-bye to Andrew Wyeth, John Mortimer (creator of Rumpole of the Bailey), Ricardo Montalban, and Patrick McGoohan (#6).


"Make no little plans. They have no magic to stir men's blood and probably themselves will not be realized. Make big plans..." D. Burnham

(gacked from @nowthis, on Twitter)

Montreal is the site of the 2009 Worldcon


a: I've never been to a Worldcon.
b: I'm really more of a fan emeritus than a fan these days.
c: Have always wanted to see Montreal.
d: Economy is bad - will I have a job in August 2009?


Maybe I Should Retire the Skeleton Motif on this Blog

Now that the Bush Administration is Over.

8 years of being angry at and about my country - which for the record, if you do not find that to be an expression of deep love, affection and true patriotism, kindly fuck off - is a long time.

Now, Obama lifted the global gag rule already....c'mon, lift Don't Ask, Don't Tell. You can do it, man. Let people serve with dignity instead of fear.