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03 Jan, 2008

German game show plunges to new depths

Posted by: Dave In: Film|Spam Poetry

I, too, am speechless. I’m sure many of you are wondering…”Jesus Dave, where do you find this crazy shit?” I honestly don’t have a good explanation for you. This sort of thing just finds ME. Video link. -Dave

11 Sep, 2007

Kerouac scroll published

Posted by: Dave In: Books|Spam Poetry

There has been some debate on whether or not Jack Kerouac truly wrote the original draft of One the Road in three weeks while hopped up on Benzedrine and coffee. There isn’t any debate that he used several very long continuous scrolls of tracing paper that he taped together to measure a total of 120 […]

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Writer, Madeleine L’Engle, died this past Thursday. I have very fond memories of reading her books as a child and thinking they were amazingly creative and inspiring. From the New York Times Her works — poetry, plays, autobiography and books on prayer — were deeply, quixotically personal. But it was in her vivid children’s characters […]

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The fathers of Wintermute, Cookie Monster and Buffy the Vampire Slayer are interviewed at the Onion’s AV Club this month. Here are links to their specific interviews:  William Gibson, Frank Oz and Joss Whedon Good stuff.  Enjoy. -Dave

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13 May, 2007

SF writers who blog

Posted by: Dave In: Blog|Books|Spam Poetry

There is a great collection of science fiction writer blogs at SF Signal.  There are nearly 200 feeds to choose from alphabetized by author. Now all you need is some free time to actually read them. -Dave

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17 Apr, 2007

Analogies and metaphors

Posted by: Dave In: Humor|Spam Poetry

Dan sent this to me earlier today and I thought so many of them were good that I’d post them all.  Thanks Dan. Every year, English teachers from across the USA can submit their collections of actual analogies and metaphors found in high school essays. These excerpts are published each year to the amusement of […]


  • Dave: Not sure, Bryan, but I'd love to know where Craig lives.
  • Bryan Hanks: What city were those in?
  • Kevin David Anderson: check out our other wreaths at: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10150452725264516.391111.360128594515&type=3
  • epiphenita: Like Tom Waits without the music.
  • epiphenita: Reminds me of my good friend's artwork: http://victoriacarlson.blogspot.com/2009/06/untitled.html
  • Dave: I think someone should make some dance music from those "WHOAHs."
  • epiphenita: Oh, Dave. That was tonic to my soul. Perfect. I vote for an exorcism.
  • Dave: Hmm, looks sober to me.
  • Scott: I'm thinking that the guy with the hat might have had a drink or two before this picture was taken. Just a hunch...
  • Scott: There's a roleplaying scenario just waiting to be written based on these pictures. :-)


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