It’s not unlike in that song “The Future Soon” by the great philosopher Jonathan Coulton: It’s gonna be the future soon And I won’t always be this way When the things that make me weak and strange get engineered away Except that it’s not quite exactly like that. I’ll get to keep the strange. So,… Read more »
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LinkedIn mails me all the time. Mostly, it’s recruiters. This time, it was one of the founders of Blendle, “a digital kiosk selling individual articles from newspapers and magazines to internet users”. One of his developers noticed my profile, and he was told he should mail me, like, now. If I’d be interested in coming… Read more »
Even though I’ve been seriously neglecting this website for most of the year (I’m still a write up of a book behind), I’m not about to stop writing up the past year in a series of lists. So. 2014. In lists. Books Erasmus — De lof der zotheid (2014-10-16—2014-12-22) Charles Vess (et al) — The… Read more »
My favorite vampires (the non-sparkling, dancing ones) descended on Paris, France. I hadn’t seen an official version since 2011 (Seinajöki, Finland), the missus not since 2004 (Hamburg), the boy wonder and my brother hadn’t seen the show at all, so a road trip was in order. It took a taxi, an early train to Rotteram,… Read more »
There are things that must be magic There’s no explaining why and how And there’s every sign that once upon a time Is starting here and now …Angels Arise, from Dance of the Vampires Happy birthday, Jim.