There are the beginnings of a promising SFF fandom TOD developing over at Scalzi’s joint, for those who have spare popcorn lying around.
Found a YouTube version to replace the CollegeHumor direct embedding which broke the blog. (link in case the embedded Flash doesn’t work for you) Oh, the memories: maintaining a dial-up connection uphill both ways in the snow! H/T Pam at… Read More ›
Found in my regular trawl through the WOW! flickr image pool.
I grew up as a bushwalker (hiker/rambler for you foreign types). I’ve never been to somewhere with trees quite like this, but it brings back fond memories of walks through quiet, wild spaces.
This is the first in an occasional series: as I find especially appealing timesinks I will share them with you all. The first: The Paper Art of David Callesen: A4 Papercuts (Callesen’s index page)
I feel like I jinxed this last week with my bragging of weather warm enough to wear sandals in the first week of spring. Tonight it is blowing a gale and downpouring buckets of rain. My palm tree shed its dry fronds all over the street two days ago – I guess it’s one way to meet a new neighbour as he helps get them off the roadway.
Anyway, to inaugurate the sandals season, it has to be the one by which all others are measured: are they bigger than this?
This movie didn’t do very well. Partly because this movie poster promised a lot more Conan/Arnie than was there (so the word of mouth was ‘what a ripoff’) and partly because they didn’t give Brigitte Nielsen exactly the costume the fans were expecting, which was more along the lines of this eminently practical warrior garb – the chainmail bikini: