Like thunder and lightning, @outshine‘s so exciting!
Monday August 24:
[Quote for the Monday] “Nevertheless, I remain firmly convinced that not only is being overly conscious a disease, but so is being conscious at all.”
[Source] Fyodor Dostoyevsky (1821 – 1881) / Russian novelist / Notes from the Underground.
Tuesday August 25:
Hyper-intelligent—music & lyrics—neo-fusion metal that went against the zeitgeist with pizzazz: forgotten classic too much ahead of its time.
Wednesday August 26:
Thirty storeys down, the city bustled. Thirty thousand feet up, the wind farms bucked and swooped. Between them, Tom smiled and ate lunch.
[Bio] Alasdair Stuart is a writer, journalist and host of the podcast Pseudopod. He can be found online at: http://tinyurl.com/nyd8rp.
Thursday August 27:
Spoiler—This franchise-ending piece of drivel reaches its climax when the actors die horribly from watching a screening of their own movie.
[#Spitballs] The Final Destination / Directed by David R. Ellis /http://is.gd/2XNXX.
Friday August 28:
[Quote for the Friday] “Off with you! You’re a happy fellow, for you’ll give happiness and joy to many other people. There is nothing better or greater than that!”
[Source] Ludwig van Beethoven (1770 – 1827)/German composer/Said to Franz Liszt when Liszt, aged 11, had visited Beethoven & played for him.
Saturday August 29:
Reverse in works only. Good no machine travel time. Reference future for self to note.
[Bio] Paula R. Stiles, at: http://is.gd/kLAu, has sold SF, fantasy and horror stories to Strange Horizons, Jim Baen’s, Futures and others.
Sunday August 30:
Despite Constantine’s Holmesian notes, this isn’t a crime tale but a watery satire of reality TV, with rather poor art and an obvious twist.
[#ShineComics] DARK ENTRIES by Ian Rankin (script) and Werther Dell’edera; Vertigo Crime, 2009, $19.99 (digest-sized hardcover).