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Last week my wife, her sister, and I drove to New York City for a couple of days (Sunday evening through Wednesday morning), and it was mostly because I wanted to see a taping of The Late Show. My wife and her sister had no desire to see The Late Show (yeah, I don’t get […]


Reddit is the Mos Eisley of the Internet (well, one of the many Mos Eisleys on the Internet), but one of the cool things that happens there is the “AMA,” the Ask Me Anything. People from all walks of life (often celebrities, but not always) swing by and answer questions posted in the thread. If a […]

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As you probably know, Sir Terry Pratchett died on the 12th of March. He was with his family, and his cat. His death was not unexpected since his announcement of a diagnosis of early onset Alzheimer’s disease. He campaigned for the legalisation of euthanasia, and for better understanding and care of dementia sufferers. He kept […]

  Leonard Nimoy died last week, aged 83. While he was an accomplished actor, director, author, and artist, he is, of course, most famous for playing Spock on Star Trek. It is impossible to write about Leonard Nimoy without writing about Spock, so infused was the character with the man. Much of the Vulcan mythos […]

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