I’ve got several posts planned for the next few days — a post about Shada for the Mindless Ones, a review of the new Faction Paradox collection and a post about the album Surf’s Up. But right now I’m working on some ideas for short stories for something I’ve been asked to submit to which has a fast approaching deadline, so you get links.
Abhay on comics written as TV pitches
The Humble eBook Bundle — a collection of DRM-free SF/F ebooks, mostly by fairly well-known people, though not all to my personal taste, available for however much you choose to pay. The money gets split between the authors and various writing- and free-speech related organisations. Interesting to see the breakdown of who paid what by operating system — GNU/Linux people actually pay nearly 20% more than the average.
Leonard Pierce on the American attitude to money
Mike Taylor looks at Paul Simon’s first solo album
Debi reviews Arrow, the new Green Arrow TV series
And a lovely little letter from a nine-year-old Samuel Barber to his mother