South Dakota’s J.A.I.L.ers have released their letter to Attorney General Larry Long asking him to rewrite his ballot explanation for the measure. The letter is so full of varying doses of sarcasm, nonsense and extremist stream of consciousness that it will take several posts to address. Let me first give a hint to the J.A.I.L.ers: […]
Not really being that dumb, Big Dumb Object discovers some “cybercasts” of SF authors (and others) from the 2004 Library of Congress National Book Festival. Wikipedia lists the current selections for SF Masterworks. (Also via Big Dumb Object.) Thanks in part to a fairly heavy dosage of Philip K. Dick, I’ve read about half of […]
With apologies to Warren Zevon for the title, today’s local daily confirmed I’m on a bad streak.
First, I learn the Red Willow Band is playing in the Great Hall on September 16. Then, the daily announces Bob Dylan is returning to Sioux Falls Stadium on September 8. All though both are within days of […]
Although his writing covers everything from cyberpunk to space opera to alternate history and fantasy, Charlie Stross is, for good or bad, viewed as one of the leading SF authors exploring the Singularity. Fans of that aspect of his writing will be pleased to know that his latest novel, Glasshouse, continues delving into the Singularity. […]
South Dakota J.A.I.L.er-in-Chief Bill Stegmeier says he wrote the Attorney General and asked for changes in the ballot explanation the AG’s office wrote. Of course, all the article establishes is that BS either is wholly ignorant of the amendment he supposedly authored or just has a compulsion to keep telling the same lies about it […]