A great start of the week!
Monday March 23:
[Quote for the Monday] “We tend to overestimate the effect of a technology in the short run and underestimate the effect in the long run.”
[Source] Roy Amara/Leader at the Institute for the Future/A think tank.
[Ed] Submissions statistics, week 12: 18 submissions, 13 from males, 5 from females. 1 acceptance.
Tuesday March 24:
Pop hooks, harmonised vox, synths and guitars, soppy lyrics, maddeningly catchy – this is Prog2.0, and you may love it in spite of yourself.
Wednesday March 25:
He opened his onyx eyes, and I knew I would fight every xenophobe on Earth for the joy of holding my hybrid alien son.
[Bio] Amanda Davis sings along with the radio even when she doesn’t know the words. She blogs at http://is.gd/fync .
Thursday March 26:
If you see one Amityville Horror rip-off this year, it might as well be this. Loved the kid ralphing the endless twisty mushroom thingey.
[#Spitballs] The Haunting in Connecticut/Directed by Peter Cornwell/ http://is.gd/p8nf .
Friday March 27:
[Quote for the Friday] “A novel is a forest, but the short story is a seed. It is more atomic. The atom may contain the secret structures of the universe.”
[Source] Ben Okri (1959 – ) / Nigerian novelist, short-story writer, and poet, 1992.
Saturday March 28:
Chimay beer sales are on the rise
As drinkers get more eloquent and wise
Trappist monks feign surprise
With an enigmatic glint in their eyes
[Bio] Eva Chapman. UK. Aspiring Boho & rock chick, optimistic re future; writes about that and healing the past; check me out @evitchka .
Sunday March 29:
Neopolis’ finest find themselves with new management and major new troubles in an engaging second season of super-powered police work.
[#ShineComics] Top 10: Season 2, #1-#4 by Zander Cannon (script) and Gene Ha (art); America’s Best Comics, 2009, $3.99 each.