Monthly Archives: October 2010

Harry Potter And The Methods Of Rationality

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF I loathe the Harry Potter books – or at least I loathed the first four, eight years ago, when a friend … Continue reading

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Do Something Nice…

The charity Reprieve, which works to help prisoners on death row, has posted an Amazon wishlist for Linda Carty, a British grandmother on death row, who reads a lot to help her cope. There were only five books on it … Continue reading

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The Grandfather Paradox: Experimentally Resolved?

A revised and improved version of this essay is in my book Sci-Ence! Justice Leak! – hardback, paperback, PDF Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), all other ebook formats I am utterly astounded that I’d never seen this before today – an … Continue reading

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The Bulletproof Coffin

You know what’s really annoying? You ask people what comics to write about, and they all say “The Bulletproof Coffin, obviously, you idiot. Clearly, it’s the only comic worth writing about right now, and the combination of Kirby influence and … Continue reading

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Doctor Who Live

There have been several attempts to bring Doctor Who to the stage, some more successful than others, but all very typical of the time in which they were made. Curse Of The Daleks was a gripping base-under-siege story by Terry … Continue reading

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Spending Review Linkblogging

As you’d imagine, reaction to the spending review has been… mixed… at best among Lib Dems, just as it has among the general public. Here’s a few of the responses I’ve seen: Oxfam say “The coalition has taken the tough … Continue reading

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Lulu Glitch and Third Book Question

For some reason, my author page on Lulu is only showing the hardback version of my Beatles book, not the paperback. Rest assured, for those who want to buy it, it is still available here. I’m working on getting the … Continue reading

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