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Nancy Kress points out that Utopias lack story values, so we get a lot of movies about how scary scientific progress will be.

Thanx to Tor.com.

Not us

Aug. 14th, 2017 07:07 am
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Tiki Torches, unlike the president, clearly dissociates itself from the idiots and haters who marched with their product and the flags of two nations America defeated.

Succession

Aug. 10th, 2017 08:53 am
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I thought Queen Elizabeth was trying to do what Great-Granny couldn’t: outlive her idiot son. Turns out she doesn’t have to.

ETA: Looks like she can’t do it after all. The United Kingdom is still faced with the prospect of a Royal Homeopath.
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How Joe Orton & Kenneth Halliwell vandalized library books. It’s not just a gay thing; Philip Larkin & Monica Jones did likewise, but perhaps because Larkin was a librarian, they used their own copies.

Thanx to Metafilter
supergee: (gargoyle)
“Fascist,” like the other F-word, is more frequently used as an insult than as a descriptor. David Brin says that the would-be sexual contortionist really is one.
supergee: (spiral)
There’s a new bio of Claude Shannon. The authors inform us that there were great unnoticed contributions to his work by a woman.

Thanx to Metafilter
supergee: (sado)
Sexual aggression as a warning sign of other forms of malfeasance

Eek! Zeke!

Jun. 28th, 2017 06:11 am
supergee: (coy1)
Nude cover (no bits shown) of large, strong Black man leads to nationwide panic.

Sources

Jun. 14th, 2017 12:45 pm
supergee: (guitar)
“Here’s a little ditty I learned from an ol’ feller named Sparky Notes.”
supergee: (kerplop)
In a little over a year, the British Tories have twice taken careful aim at their own foot with elections they didn’t need to call and twice scored bull’s eyes. Now they have to align with a hate group called DUP, which could be mistaken for a satirical extension of their own most deplorable qualities. As Charles Pierce says, “It's not just us.”

ETA: And an alleged response from Her Majesty

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