Monthly Archives: April 2011

Part 5: Zatanna

This essay appears in a revised form in my book An Incomprehensible Condition: An Unauthorised Guide To Grant Morrison’s Seven Soldiers. Paperback, Hardback, Kindle (US), Kindle (UK), other ebook formats This isn’t going to be about what you expect it … Continue reading

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This image seems to be persuading people #yes2av

This image, sadly, seems to be far more successful at persuading people of the case for AV than anything the official Yes campaign have come up with. Reposting to boost the signal. (Not sure of the source of this, but … Continue reading

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Before reading this, sign up for Yes In May Get Out The Vote campaigning on the fifth of May. You can come back and read why later. I’ve not been online much for a couple of days, but even so … Continue reading

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Minor Announcement

I was keeping this a secret, but now the announcement’s been made on a mailing list, I think I’m free to talk about it publicly – I made my first professional fiction sale a few months ago, to an anthology … Continue reading

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Running Into Walls

On a recent blog post of mine, a friend said she was no longer going to visit the blog of a minor public figure because he kept making sleazy, objectifying comments. I won’t name that figure or the friend here … Continue reading

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Linkblogging For 25/04/11

Am not sure if I’m going to be able to get the next Seven Soldiers post up tonight (I’m now working to Sunday as the deadline for getting the whole thing finished – I hadn’t banked on having several days … Continue reading

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The Beach Boys On CD: Friends/20/20

This essay appears in my book The Beach Boys On CD. If you like this, please consider buying it. Hardback Paperback PDF Kindle (US) Kindle (UK) Kindle (DE) All other ebook formats Friends/20/20 By 1968 the band were in the … Continue reading

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