So, I was having kind of a crappy morning. I’d been up way past my bedtime in a futile chat session with a support tech about my screwed-up computer, which culminated in the tech taking remote control of the computer and doing a bunch of stuff that screwed it up even worse. When I finally … Continue reading Jimmy’s Roadside Café: Kindness in the Heart of a Stranger (Drabblecast Director’s Cut)
Category: Good Readin’
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The Town Manager: A Nightmare of Complacency (Pseudopod 605)
I listened to "The Town Manager" by Thomas Ligotti while driving to work, my skin attempting to crawl out of its skin. Leaving my car for the sweltering sauna that is Nebraska in August, I finally exhaled—my breath a frost-chilled plume. Or so I imagined as I contemplated the story I had just experienced. Elegantly … Continue reading The Town Manager: A Nightmare of Complacency (Pseudopod 605)
Time Was by Ian McDonald
Time Was by Ian McDonald is the most exquisitely tender war/ time travel story I’ve ever encountered. If time travel has never been your thing, this is your gateway drug. [Edit] Okay, I just have to say more about this book because I can’t stop thinking about it! In fact, it’s one of the very … Continue reading Time Was by Ian McDonald