I'm not sure what got me to thinking about John Scalzi's Redshirts this morning. I read and rather enjoyed the book when it first came out several years ago, and it sprang to mind again today as I was getting dressed. (No, nothing that I'm wearing today is red, so that's … Continue Reading ››
You know that the series continues past volume three (The Black Pool), right?
I've been hard at work on bringing the fourth volume, Raven Quest, to market. Of course, life (mostly illness) and other projects (mostly anthologies) have intervened, and the book has been delayed a couple of years. I know. I never meant it to go on … Continue Reading ››
- Nixon Policy Advisor Admits He Invented War On Drugs to Suppress 'Anti-War Left and Black People'
By Julianne Escobedo Shepherd
[Former Nixon policy advisor John Ehrlichman said,] "We knew we couldn't make it illegal to be either against the war or … Continue Reading ››
- America Needs 'Y'all': English has no standard second-person plural word, and it's time for that to change By Vann R. Newkirk II "Y'all," that strange regional and ethnic conjunction, offers a simplicity to speech that can't be found elsewhere. It is a magnificently elegant linguistic creation. Yay! … Continue Reading ››