So let me tell you about this - and just leave it at that.
Phil & Kaja Foglio - the people that pay my rent - are trying to fundraise to print the new volume of Girl Genius.
It hit the goal on day two - and is now deep into stretch goal territory. Now the focus moves to reprinting older books. Many of the (HUGO award winning) Girl Genius volumes have gone out of print in the last year and with the power of 'stretch goals' we (you and me) can fix that. Read More
As I opened the package that came today, Maxine saw me pull out a book she had never seen before.
"BOO-k!" she said excitedly and rushed to get a closer look
"Yes" I said "a very special book... daddy read this book a LOT growing up."
"Because, when I was your age my mom used to read it to me -- and before that, when MY mom was your age -- her mom, who had the same name as you do, she read it to her..."
"...and now it's my turn to read it to you..." Read More
--- The Turkey Chainsaw Massacre ---
Friday - November 23th 2012
-- the day AFTER Thanksgiving --
... First there was Turkey and all was good. But mankind was not satisfied with mere roasted bird. We transgressed against the natur
al order, we played God with our jellied cranberries and salmonella ridden stuffing. Those with cooler heads tried to warn our brothers and sisters about the dangers of deep fryers or the horrible blasphemy "Turkducken". But our pleas fell on deaf ears. Then came the Turkpocolypse. So much pain, so much stuffing. ...
Thanksgiving -- a time for family, food, and togetherness. When you are sick of all that -- ditch 'em and come help this sad little orphan celebrate yet another marathon showing of the greatest puppet show in the history of television.
Mystery Science Theater 3000. Read More