What we remember Only the middle of January and already two giants have chosen this year to wander off into the sunset. David Bowie and Alan Rickman: photo www.chicagotribune.com When…Continue readingGoodbye to Giants
“I am fascinated by language,” Elaine Wilson writes at Off The Shelf. “Whether diagramming sentences, reciting the appropriate participle in my Catholic school days, or delving into the case systems…Continue readingPorn for word nerds
The best SF comedies At io9, Alasdair Wilkins and Charlie Jane Anders picked “The 13 Greatest Science Fiction Comedies Of All Time.” They left out one of my faves, Paul,…Continue readingBest SF comedies?
Revisiting ‘The Hobbit’, Noble Smith writes at Huffpost, is like sifting through the deep piles of loot in a dragon’s hoard: there’s always something new to discover about J.R.R. Tolkien…Continue readingA Hobbit by any other name