Now I want one for Firefly. I”m on the songwriting panel for tomorrow. At 11. AM Fabric of dragons. Fabric of squid. Fabric of robots. Fabric of general sf themes. Mercury is – can we talk!? – a hot mess. Moby’s living relative. Urban decay (zombieland). Nothing the McKennas didn’t know (hallucinogen research turns up [...]
Archive for September, 2011
The digital divide redux. Have some more Start at Minute 2
If he hasn’t seen it already.
http://edge.org/conversation/mc2011-history-violence-pinker The women’s rights movement has seen an 80 percent reduction in rape since the early ’70s when it was put on the agenda as a feminist issue. There has also been a two-thirds decline in domestic violence, spousal abuse, or wife beating, and a 50 percent decline in husband beating. In the most [...]
fuck the Conservatives. Fuck them, and every last whoreson who voted for them. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/politics/ottawa-notebook/tories-slap-two-day-limit-on-debate-over-sweeping-crime-legislation/article2181592/?from=sec431
For pics like dis and tweets that mention that “Paul Giamatti won’t stop kicking the back of my chair” (from the Emmys).
Now I know I’m fighting something – I slept 11 hours last night.
http://www.thelocal.se/36150/20110915/ Stole a swing set? Get help, young moose!
I’m on vacation next week. I intend to practice Register for various events Go for a labyrinth walk Buy a new musical instrument Get orthotics Get my knees xrayed Go to Wreck Beach at least once, depending on what the weather does Go visit my parents Research my October 9 and December 4 homilies Taxes. [...]
Ziva’s in the shop. I won’t get her back until Friday, and in the meantime, I guess I have morphed into a muscle car fan, because this Toyota courtesy car is the most gutless (although biddable) piece of iron I’ve driven in quite a while. Work is hilarious. I just schooled difficult individual; I was [...]
Rev Fred Cappuccino, one of the luminaries of Canadian humanitarianism AND Canadian Unitarianism, preached at church this morning on his view of Jesus. It was an AMAZING sermon; especially since a lot of it was a very extended quote from somebody else’s sermon. He did a meditation which moved me to tears and which he [...]
Memo to the world if I’m ever killed in a terrorist attack. I’d like to deliver a pre-event FUCK YOU to the media, sort of a “Panopticon friendly living will”. I am an atheist, so please don’t drag God into it. God had nothing to do with mining the uranium out of the ground, or [...]
My conscience didn’t let me go to another board meeting without carpooling. Vehicular independence is all very well but there’s no excuse when I live scant blocks from two of the other board members So Peggy and I went together in Ziva (I forced her to listen to Nancy Freeman on my car stereo boo [...]