This day is call’d the feast of Crispian. He that outlives this day,...– Henry V, Act IV Scene iii - William Shakespeare
Of all modern phenomena, the most monstrous and ominous, the most manifestly...– G. K. Chesterton in the Illustrated London News April 22, 1933 (via gkchestertonquote)
Robert Kroese: Mercury Rises TODAY! →
robkroese: The long-awaited day is finally here. Mercury Rises, the sequel to the best-selling apocalyptic fantasy Mercury Falls, is now available in paperback and Kindle formats. For a limited time, the paperback is only $8.97 and the Kindle version is only $2.99. This has been a wild ride,…
Taking science on faith →
But until science comes up with a testable theory of the laws of the universe, its claim to be free of faith is manifestly bogus.
What a bummer!
Nerd Do Well by Simon Pegg My rating: 3 of 5 stars Listened to the audio version. I didn’t think I was going to like the sci-fi, super-hero adventure story that is woven in between the autobiography chapters but as it went along it turned out to be a funny, listenable, pulpyish, sci-fi story good for at least one listen. In the autobiographical sections Pegg works on a circularity theme...
Iris Blasi: What do you call a group of readers? →
Think about it: There is no collective noun or concept for readers corresponding to ‘audience.’ The collective ‘readership’ — this magazine has a readership of two million — is a far-gone abstraction. To think of readers as a united group, we have to fall back on calling them an ‘audience,’ as… I suggest a “murder” of readers (as in a “murder of crows”) but...