On the Discordian Calendar this is a Pungenday and is the 29th day of the season Bureaucracy. I am tempted to say the Discordian calendar is off this year and the season of Bureaucracy is now on its 174th day.
When I am working on something, I’m going to give the bottom of the piece as much attention as the top. A lot of the…
Even if you don’t read the whole book, seek out “By His Bootstraps” which may be the ur snarled time travel story. The first part of “The Year of the Jackpot”, like the parts of Heinlein’s Future History that describe the Crazy Years, hits too close to home. It did before 2020, but now it is a harder hit. “The Menace from Earth” inspired part of the background to J. Daniel Sawyer’s Hadrian’s Flight.
New feature, in addition to videos and song, why not share a book. I am a writer, even if I’m just an obscure S-list one.
I am a fan of excellent Timothy Hutton and Maury Chaykin led, troupe centered A Nero Wolfe Mystery series. While I cannot imagine anyone by Chaykin in the role of Wolfe, this unbought pilot for 1959 series starring William Shanter as Archie Goodwin left me curious as to how he would have done in the role in the long haul.
However, one of the key concepts of owning something is the right to make profitable use of the property. While Paramount has this in a legal sense, in a practical sense I think that right is impeded by social forces the law cannot touch.
This is half of why I hate the phrase, “it’s just a cat”. You would not say “it’s just your sister”. “It’s just your wife” would never cross someone’s lips.