I should really be writing A Dragon at the Gate at the moment. That’s what I sat down here to do. Yet it’s been a long day, my brain is frazzled, and so it’s revolting and craving leisure. So in an attempt to placate my lazy-ass brain while at the same time at least appearing to get something done, I’m going to take a cue from the Geek Bomb podcast folks (who were good enough to have me on their show last fall) and geek out with you a little over what I’m playing, reading, and watching. [Read more…]
Sorry the blog’s been a bit quiet this week, everyone. I’ve been busy at Norwescon reading from Zeus Is Dead and appearing on panels. (Sometimes I actually speak while I’m on them, even!) Also, I passed George R. R. Martin in the hallway and survived.
I hope to have something more interesting for you here soon, including the next installment of Michael Reads Percy Jackson: The Titan’s Curse…
And the Earth has once again completed the number of rotations (divided by the amount of coffee I’ve had, multiplied by the Coefficient of Arbitrary Timing) required to bring you another geek-related Top 5 List! This time, there’s even an official-ish fancy logo over there on the right. Go ahead. Gaze upon it! …Okay, now come back over here.
Another difference this week: this one’s a little more visual than the others. Why? Basically I got an idea that made me grin, I pulled up Photoshop, and I couldn’t quite stop myself. (I’m far from a Photoshop expert, but I know enough to have fun. Click to embiggen most of them!) That’s right, today I present to you:
Obviously, these are only hypothetical. If any of these ever occurred in any official fashion, pigs are flying through a frozen-over hell. So without further ado, and in no particular order, we begin with… [Read more…]