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The Week in Tweet, Week 21

Doing anything to roll the dice, @outshine is here one more time:

Monday May 18:

[Quote for the Monday] The ultimate risk is not taking a risk.

[Source] James Goldsmith (1933 – 1997) / French-born British businessman and politician / Independent. 

 

Tuesday May 19:

It takes a lot of confidence and money for a young unsigned band to release a full album. That doesn’t always mean it’s a good idea, though.

[#SoundBytes] Neon Wasteland by Serpico http://www.myspace.com/serpicoband / WeSaySo Records http://www.myspace.com/wesaysorecords .

Wednesday May 20:

I emancipated my robot when she told an elaborate lie. I realized then, that she’d developed a minds eye.

[Bio] Ken Edgett is a Mars geologist and author. See: http://www.msss.com/biographies/edgett/ .

Thursday May 21:

The Illuminati’s out to kick Vatican ass and only Forrest Gump can stop them. Take a drunk to see this—encourage him to make rude noises.

[#Spitballs] Angels and Demons / directed by Ron Howard / http://is.gd/tXsr .

Friday May 22:

[Quote for the Friday]The morning of hope wipes out the darkness of despair, now is the long-awaited daybreak.”

[Source] Ahmad Shawqi (1868 – 1932) / Egyptian poet.

Saturday May 23:

“Your great-grandfather bought one of the very first hybrid cars.”

“Why?”

“Because he wanted to conserve gasoline.”

What’s gasoline?”

[Bio] Tony Noland writes fiction and non-fiction in Philadelphia. Follow @TonyNoland on Twitter and at his writing blog: http://is.gd/eK5R.

Sunday May 24:

A fun done-in-one story that ropes in H.G. Wells, the Torchwood Institute and writer Lee’s fascination with past Doctors. Very nice art.

[#ShineComics] DOCTOR WHO: THE TIME MACHINATION \by Tony Lee (script) and Paul Grist (art); IDW, 2009, $3.99.

2 Comments»

  gillian wrote @

“The ultimate risk is not taking a risk. ”

An excellent quote. And in all humility, I would add: “Not taking a risk is the worst kind of risk.
Almost always bound to lead to a disaster…

  TomMarcinko wrote @

I also like both story & art for “The Time Machination.” David Tennant must be fun to draw.


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