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Diana Wynne Jones has passed away. I fell in love with her books in grade school and still read them now. I'll be looking forward to whatever she produces for that other library.
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Like many other SF geeks, I perked up on hearing that a Discworld City Watch television series is being developed (CSI: Ankh-Morpork, as everyone has it). So here's a delightful related video of a pitch meeting between Sir Terry and various television creative people:
Video under the cut ... )
Share and enjoy!

[Also: Capitalism may be to blame for the lack of life on the planet Mars, Venezuela's socialist President Hugo Chavez said on Tuesday. One trusts he is being rhetorical, as is his wont.]

[Also also: Diane Duane's advice for ridding oneself of a creeper who declares, "I like you!" and proceeds to follow you on your shopping expedition: "Just stop and draw him a picture of the big-fanged man-eating ghost eggplant you see plastered to his back."]

[Also cubed: "I'm sorry, but we can't send a search-and-rescue team into Plato's cave."]
nebroadwe: From "The Magdalen Reading" by Rogier van der Weyden.  (Default)
Sometimes, the guy just doing his job is a superhero:
Spider-Man Rescues 8-Year-Old Boy
Bravo, sir. Bravo.

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The Magdalen Reading

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