Yes, I am ploughing my way through the Hugo 2014 nominated works, why do you ask?
As I compose this post, the WordPress admin toolbar at the top of the page has a rainbow background. On social media, corporations have reworked their logos in rainbow hues. Over in the USA, rainbow flags are waving all over the place as same-sex couples rock up to courthouses and get married following SCOTUS ruling that state government bans on same-sex marriage violated constitutional guarantees granted by the 14th Amendment for all citizens to equal rights and protections under the law.
This open thread is brought to you by otter tracks on snow-covered ice. Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires. Is there anything great happening in your life? Anything you want to get off your chest? Reading a great book? Anything in the news that you’d like to discuss? Commiserations, felicitations, temptations, contemplations, speculations?
Australia’s first female premier, 1990-92 in Victoria, has died aged 76.
It’s been a while since our last Open Thread, and I couldn’t let this headline pass without sharing it here: Otter at Red River Zoo Destroys OtterBox-Protected Phone
Please feel free to use this thread to natter about anything your heart desires.
A sketch from this week’s Inside Amy Schumer: Amy stumbles upon a group of her show-business heroes celebrating a rite of passage – for one of them this is her Last F**kable Day (transcript included).