Two Tim Powers exclusive (i.e, very limited seats) events at ICon 2005 are detailed here (Didi talked about these events, but here they are with phones to call. In a follow-up message, after someone asked the inevitable question. I presume they’re trying to make this hard). I suspect that posting this isn’t even stupid, just […]
Mysteries under Moscow, via [Making Light]. Found this in a web search for Tim Powers, and from Teresa Nielsen Hayden’s summary, it sounds like bits of Powers’ last book, several Doctor Who episodes and a swaggle of Call of Cthulhu, Unknown Armies, GURPS: Atomic Horror and Vampire scenarios are scattered under Moscow.
The Guardian: Armed and dangerous – Flipper the firing dolphin let loose by Katrina [via Emerald City].
I finally succumbed and, against my better judgement, rented the Elektra DVD. An aside: I was sort of surprised that Windows Media player (and Realplayer) can’t play DVDs, even though it pretends it can and adds itself to the autoplay menu, gives you a menu option ot play them, etc. (I had to watch the […]
The Encyclopedia of Astrobiology, Astronomy, and Spaceflight looks very cool. A couple of clicks and I got my mind boggled by the idea of life on Brown Dwarfs. [link from Jim Kelly]