On Charlottesville, Nazis, and Cowards

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I spent the weekend posting thoughts about the situation on Twitter and Facebook, but those platforms are ethereal. This one, despite my obscurity, will last. So here, recorded in black and white, and in color, are my thoughts about recent events.

What I Do When I’m Not Writing: Fantasy Football 2013

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I’ve given myself a goal: a ~2,000 word story before the next Houston Scien—you know, from now on, I’m just going to abbreviate it. HSFFW[1]. I plan on sticking around for the writing critique portion of the next HSFFW meetup, and I’ll need something to pass around. The meeting is scheduled for September 9th, just about two weeks from today. …

The end of a [blogging] era

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You may have noticed that I haven’t written anything since last September. For the foreseeable future, everything I do will be posted at QAQN.com. This blog had a good run, though I was very… inconsistent. I don’t have a ton of interest in blogging, but podcasting is another matter. Come check it out!

Once again I’m glad I follow @GailSimone on Twitter.

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I hope Marvel casts someone better than Jessica Alba to play Sue in the Fantastic Four reboot, like a can of corn or Soupy Sales’ corpse. — GailSimone (@GailSimone) August 31, 2010 Normally, I’d just retweet something like this, editing where necessary to interject my own reaction. Unfortunately, there is no way to edit this thing down without completely destroying …

This is So Much FUN!!!

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There is nothing – nothing – fun about using the self checkout. Hey Walmart – and all you other grocery/general stores that have these self-serve checkouts… we’re not stupid. You have them there so you don’t have to pay another cashier to work a register. Don’t act like you’re doing us a favor, okay?

Papa Johns – Fire Your Marketing Guy

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Or woman. Whoever is in charge of coming up with promotions needs to be replaced. This isn’t the first time I’ve written about Papa Johns, and I suspect it won’t be the last. Here’s their latest batch of WTF: You’ve probably spotted the problem, but I still feel compelled to point it out. Numbers 1, 3 and 4 are exactly …