Category Archive: Uncategorized

Aug 06 2013

We’re Number One!

Screen shot emailed to me yesterday. Text provided in the post.

From the Twitter user who brought you the wholly nonexistent walkout during PZ’s wholly nonexistent debate.

Sep 29 2012

Petition to the Secular Coalition

"Wrong Way" traffic sign.

We urge the Secular Coalition of America to reverse the appointment of Justin Vacula as co-chair of the executive council of the Pennsylvania chapter.

Sep 17 2011

An MRA Speaks on Rape

A men’s rights advocate helpfully defines rape and tells us how to avoid it.

Jun 11 2011

Saturday Storytime: Six Months, Three Days

I’ve known Charlie Jane Anders tangentially for years through WisCon. I cheered when she co-edited She’s Such a Geek. I’ve enjoyed her nonfiction writing on io9, particularly the occasional movie review. Somehow, I’ve missed her fiction until this week. I’ve got to fix that. This story is, amid whatever else Charlie Jane intended it to …

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Sep 24 2009

Fighting the Frost

For those who found my last story a bit difficult to take, well, this one is at least somewhat less hard on the reader. Or at least it’s intended to be. Fighting the Frost Raelorn stood on the edge of the city and shivered. He didn’t know which city it was, nor did he care. …

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Dec 08 2008

All I Want for Christmas

I’m apparently not the easiest person to shop for. By request, I have a wish list around somewhere, but I don’t maintain it. My husband does, and come late summer or fall, he has to ask me what should be on it. “Um, I don’t know.” Yeah, I’m annoying. Mostly, though, I’m just not big …

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Aug 18 2008

RNC Good for St. Paul?

The claims, of course, are that a big convention like this is great for the host city, but there are a few people who aren’t thrilled at the moment. Hotels aren’t full yet, and prices are dropping. Wonkette thinks the candidates with something to lose are staying home instead of being seen with the big …

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May 17 2008

Facebook Is Weird

So there’s this guy I know. Sweet guy, fun to chat with, really funny. He does, however, tend to blush whenever we talk. He also has some difficulty maintaining eye contact, talking to my chest often enough that I feel a little embarrassed for him. Earlier this week, I happen to run across him on …

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Apr 22 2007

International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day

Jo Walton has created a new holiday, International Pixel-Stained Technopeasant Day, as a way of turning crass idiocy on its head. Today is a day to post professional quality work online in celebration of our “technopeasanthood.” What this means in practical terms is an opportunity to check out lots of artists’ work for free before …

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