Face Off on SyFy is yet another Project Runway-type ripoff reality show, this one focusing on special effects makeup artists. (Get the feeling they’re running out of niches?) Of course I watched the first season last year, because really now, and it was a lot of fun, but it’s so oddball that I was afraid … More why FACE OFF is the best reality show on television
REMINDER!!! The Do the Write Thing for Nashville auction is still happening—and they are STILL posting new stuff!! New today: a copy of LEGENDS II: New Short Novels by the Masters of Modern Fantasy SIGNED BY: * ROBIN HOBB * GEORGE R. R. MARTIN * ORSON SCOTT CARD * DIANA GABALDON * ROBERT SILVERBERG * … More the auction is still going on!!
You’ve probably been following the flooding tragedy in Nashville. One of my really good friends lives there. Mandy is, luckily, okay and her 3rd-floor apartment is mostly undamaged, but a lot of people weren’t so lucky. IF YOU WANT TO HELP Mandy and a couple other Nashville writers have set up this website, Do the … More How YOU Can Help Nashville
So. You may remember that Amanda Fucking Palmer gave me a ticket (I’m still pretending that it was a personal gift) to the world premiere show of her new project, Evelyn Eveyln. So it only seems fair to repay her kindness by telling you all how AWESOME the show was. And it was pretty awesome. … More Evelyn Evelyn was Amazing Amazing
So let’s see if I can adequately describe this weekend I had. First, a reminder: Enter to win Suzanne Young’s debut, THE NAUGHTY LIST! I was with her at her first signing yesterday, at the SCBWI conference in New York, and the book SOLD OUT. Here’s a pic of Suz IN ACTION: I’ll be drawing … More New York + SCBWI + Suzanne and Sophie = Win
No really. I need this. That’s right, folks. A tauntaun sleeping bag. If you don’t know what a tauntaun is/why this is awesome, you may not be nerdy enough to be reading this blog.
Do my friends know me, or do they know me? Today the lovely Cat directed me to this treasure trove of… Lego Doctor Who going on Lego adventures in his Lego TARDIS. I know right? Some of my faves are the zombies, the windmill, the steampunk blimp, the dinosaurs, “the doctor’s tower,” and “the other time traveler.” … More woooeeeewoooo
Back from Chicago. I love Chicago. Really, I love that city. Like whoa. My favorite part (aside from the lovely friends I hung out with) was Frank Lloyd Wright’s Robie House, on the University of Chicago campus. Specifically, the living room: A mere photo cannot capture the awesomeness that is this room. (I did not … More hoooooome