Sprawling on the fringes of the city
in geometric order
@outshine’s insulated border
in between the bright lights and the far unlit unknown
Monday September 14:
[Quote for the Monday] “Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are the dead.”
[Source] Aldous Huxley (1894 – 1963) / British novelist and essayist / Do What you Will, “Wordsworth in the Tropics”.
Tuesday September 15:
One part metal, one part big-band swing showtunes, one part Eastern European circus sideshow. More substance than the average gimmick album.
Wednesday September 16:
black sea and sky.
ships: sailing white, leave the flood plain.
safest harbor: needing none.
clustering lights, another long dusk.
[Bio] Andy Kelly @a_m_kelly lives in a room full of books, mostly unread.
Thursday September 17:
Two astronauts wake to find their cargo, 60 thousand human beings, transformed into messed-up versions of Peter Dinklage. Now that’s scary!
[#Spitballs] Pandorum / Directed by Christian Alvart /http://www.pandorummovie.com/.
Friday September 18:
[Quote for the Friday] “Men cannot live without seeking to describe and explain the universe to themselves.”
[Source] Isaiah Berlin (1909 – 1997) / Latvian-born British philosopher and historian of ideas / Concepts and Categories.
Saturday September 19:
Definition of futility: chasing ruby-goldfish that burst out of a waterfall, sail across the greenhouse, enter another. Damn microgravity.
[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 September 20:
I like Van Lente’s writing, but this? Peter Parker has blackout drunk sex with his drunk roomie? Rape played for laughs? And why the racism?
[#ShineComics] AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #601-604 by Fred Van Lente (script), Barry Kitson (art); Marvel, 2009, $2.99 each.