On a Week-End Round-Up

Today’s recap of last week’s blog posts may be less than enthralling. To be frank, I didn’t write a hell of a lot worth noticing last week. Last week was what I affectionately like to call “Hell Week” — it’s the week at work where the publications I work on and am responsible for goContinue reading “On a Week-End Round-Up”

On Not the Messiah

First Spamalot. Now Not the Messiah. Eric Idle is bringing a classic Monty Python film, The Life of Brian to a new stage: “the comic oratorio”: “Provisionally titled Not the Messiah (He’s a Very Naughty Boy), in a nod both to Handel and one of the film’s best-known lines, the project will be Idle’s secondContinue reading “On Not the Messiah”

Vacation and Shore Leave

Over the weekend I attended the Shore Leave convention in Baltimore, Maryland. I started going in 2000 and it has become something of an annual tradition. This year, however, was the first where I attended as a guest, due to the publication of Ring Around the Sky and a story in the No Limits anthology,Continue reading “Vacation and Shore Leave”