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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.

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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.


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.

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“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.
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There’s a new bio of Claude Shannon. The authors inform us that there were great unnoticed contributions to his work by a woman.

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Sexual aggression as a warning sign of other forms of malfeasance

Eek! Zeke!

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


Jun. 14th, 2017 12:45 pm
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“Here’s a little ditty I learned from an ol’ feller named Sparky Notes.”
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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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