The Doctor Who And Batman week continues tomorrow, now that my computer problems are over and my coursework done (it would have continued today but my wife is unwell and I’ve been looking after her). I hope tomorrow I’ll also get round to answering some of my email backlog. Meanwhile, some links:
A talk by Andrew Plotkin about interactive fiction (text adventures) which echoes some of my own thoughts on them. This, I think, would be of interest to all writers, not just those who like IF.
Millennium has a rather wonderful review of Vampires Of Venice.
Spotify have finally released a native GNU/Linux client. Unfortunately, it’s non-free software, only available to Premium users (like myself) and only for Debian Squeeze or Ubuntu Lucid. On the plus side, the sound quality is significantly better than under WINE. I do wish the developers of the various Free clients would get a decent working system together, though…
A whole lot of common medications including Benedril, Dramamine and Nytol, might cause cognitive impairment.
Death To The Universe looks at a single panel from Batman & Robin 13
And two naughty links. Remember, Home Taping Is Killing Music! Firstly, here’s a blog post linking a compilation of the Cowsills’ most psychedelic-feeling songs, and secondly here’s a link to a .rar containing pdfs of all the Target novels (including rare ones like Remembrance Of The Daleks that I’ve never seen torrented.