) Pendarvis didn’t drop the ball—he just didn’t dribble it on his blog. Observe: I worked with Rip Taylor once and he was really nice. He was out of confetti so I had to go buy him some! He had really specific preferences about confetti. I took a lot of notes — Jack Pendarvis (@JackPendarvis)…
I saw earlier this evening that Rip Taylor passed away, and I immediately wanted to be able to go to my RSS feed and find that Jack Pendarvis had maybe written something about this news on his blog (even though he rarely blogs about anything not related to the appearance of owls in books anymore)….
I cursed fish love, and the God Poseidon cursed me by taking Diane away.
Now. I ask you: why are these women going from men directly to water creatures and spirits without even trying out having sex with other human women? Believe me, it’s not just a ghost who could make a woman say, “It was very strange, but the sex was amazing!”
In fifty years, the fact that I – or anyone else – ever kept a blog or posted photos on the Internet or wrote novels or painted or sculpted or coached people to be their best selves won’t even matter.
Today is the birthday of Phoebe Ann Mosey, born in Ohio in 1860. She later went on to fame as Annie Oakley, a sharp shooter in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. She died of anemia at the age of 66 on November 3, 1926. Finding this out made me think – on and off, all…
This obituary headline totally confused me: “Chapman Pincher, Fleet St. Scoop Specialist, Dies at 100.”