Monthly Archives: February 2018

Some Links (Meta Wombat Edition)

So many things to link to… So many cool things to link to…

I sure do love Paul Di Filippo’s reviews. They consistently make me want to read whatever book he’s writing about. Also, John Crowley is really really good.

When I was a kid, I was super into these LONE WOLF adventure game books. Holy cow, now you can read them all online! (This is a link to the first one.)

Proxima Centauri. A surreal and delightful science fiction (?) webcomic. Great beards!

I’ve listened to a couple of these Hilary Mantel lectures on writing fiction, history, memory, and imagination. Worth a listen!

On SIX FOUR by Hideo Yokoyama. Sometimes I like reading more about books than the books themselves. This may be one of those times.

 

 

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Some Links (Luminous Wombat Edition)

More links. Woo!

100 albums based on fantasy and science fiction novels and stories.

Facebook is the worst. Here are some things you can do to make it slightly less bad.

There’s a long and impressive history of black science fiction and fantasy. Lot of great authors and books on this list.

Ignatiy Vishnevetsky writes some pretty smart movie reviews.

A great little essay on utopia and failures of imagination: “MEDITATIONS ON MOLOCH”

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Some Links (Complicated Wombats Edition)

I’ve got all these open browser tabs, damn it. I feel like I should start using this old weblog in the original sense of weblog, as a way to track what you find online. This is my first stab at it. I’ll probably keep each one of these to about five links.

It’s an online encyclopedia of Victoria-era heroes and adventurers. (This is F. Scroll down to the bottom for the letter index.)

A Rube Goldberg-type deal made from common household items. (I guess fidget spinners qualify, these days.)

HORRIBLE FOLK: A MONOLOGUE FOR TWENTY-EIGHT VOICES CONCERNING DEVILS, THE LANDSCAPE, OLD STONES, OLDER GODS, ORDINARY MURDER AND MANY OF THE OTHER CRIMES OF MAN. BEING THE FORTY-EIGHTH NUMBER OF STRIP FOR ME, AN OCCASIONAL ANTHOLOGY OF GEOGRAPHIC TERROR AND UNFRIENDLY ROMANCE BY THE ARTISTS AND WRITER DOUGLAS NOBLE.

An excerpt from a comic about heretics about Liebniz and his many worlds dimensional concept.

A list of book recommendations. Based on the 2-3 I’ve read, I think everything on this list is probably worth reading.

 

 

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