Sean Penn. Is there anything that you need to say? He still looks drugged from last year. Sounds it too. Winner for Best Actress. – My pick: Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby – Oscar pick: Hilary Swank in Million Dollar Baby Awesome. Hilary Swank DEFINITELY deserves this win, and I’m just hoping she doesn’t [...]
Donald Crankshaw has decided to do the Storyblogging Carnival. If you have a story that you’ve posted on your blog, send in a submission. This will be a good way of getting your fiction work out into the wild. I am submitting “Insomnia”, a story I wrote a couple years ago, and it’s the one [...]
It’s a quagmire in Florida! We really should pull out of there now. It’s a disaster! No power! No tickey! No shirty!
UPDATE: Please forgive any omissions or late additions. I’ve added the missing in as they come in, but snafus with mail and the mailing list made this kind of a weird carnival to compile. At any rate, enjoy the carnival! Lone Islands Charity: The Moral Dilemma – Doc Rampage doesn’t know whether to give to [...]
A Spanish journalist is being held prisoner by a group connected to al-Sadr. I guess the Spanish troops weren’t withdrawn fast enough? Or maybe the terrorists are the equivalent of the schoolyard bully, and Spain’s the wimp…
I’m definitely not man enough to try writing a novel in 58 hours. Especially just finding out about this now. Four days to prep? I’ll stick to writing a novel in a month, or better yet, how about finishing the first two that I’ve started? On second read through, a screenplay actually sounds doable, even [...]
I could write about the Wonkette envy meme that’s going around, but better bloggers than myself have already done the job.
Carnival of the Vanities is up at Eric Berlin’s. Go check out all the cool entries.
In response to a number of people complaining that the DoD is hiding the true casualty numbers in a category called “Non-combat deaths”, I’ve dug up some numbers that pretty much make their blathering a non-issue. The original link used in the argument is here. Then this came through the pipe: nevermind i take it [...]
Only 47 states to go! Microsoft settled with North and South Dakota class action suits that alleged the software overcharged for software.