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I've been anxious for some of your fiction so i would love a .pdf version similar to sunken treasures. especially it include that film-noire-esque poker/bar story you poster here a long while back.
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I think its kinda awesome. It shows how much Anne really loves you b/c she gets you. I have an incredible husband who pulls similar maneuvers. I do the same to him when he starts talking about the law field he practices. But you know, getting all excited about what's going to happen in the last episodes of BSG is way more interesting to random strangers than changes in the law that affect how the gov't buys stuff.
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I was once again saddened by the fact that I do not own a signed copy of any of your work as I feel like somehow buying it signed is cheating. I get to see most of my favorite authors over the last years at the National Book Festival (I live in DC). I brilliantly decided you should come to the book festival and they should have a tent for independent writers/publishers. I'm emailing them but I can't say it will go very far. Anyone else here want to email them: [email protected] Also, please release things in .pdf in the future. I want to support you b/c I read your blog but can't get past the crazy shipping fees. I would just send you five bucks on a monthly basis if i could.
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Aaron Douglas sis is a country musician. Not sure if she's on Brad Paisley's tour or not but that could be why you ran into him. I wish i ran into cool people. I just run into lame politicians.
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I'ld be down for a ebook version especially a .pdf if possible so i can read it on my iphone.
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For those engineering geeks - the NAE has a podcast on fun engineering stories - http://www.nae.edu/nae/pubundcom.nsf/webviews/Engineering+Innovation+Podcast+and+Radio+Series?OpenDocument&count=3
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puh-lease come to the east coast.... specifically DC.
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I meant first FEMALE geek.
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You got props over at EW.com from the first geek on Beauty and the Geek: http://www.ew.com/ew/article/0,,20054547_20055147_20057512,00.html
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I tried to see 1408 in the theater and it was a bust b/c of obnoxious kids. One kid had their smart phone with the huge bright screen on talking on aim the whole time (seriously what 16 year old needs a smart phone). I left half way through and got my money back. The cop at the theater went to yell at the kids. I'm only 26 but i feel so damn old.
Toggle Commented Aug 2, 2007 on the simpsons movie at WWdN: In Exile
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Ok, this line: ' "Hi yourself," she said coyly. Man, that girl could work it.' was bad. You ultimately do a great job at developing Angela especially with your line about her future. We know she is hot from that we don't need this line. An the whole hipster boyfriend who dumped her for an SG, kinda lame as well. And even though the Eddie line made me think, ok he's talking about himself, was really intriguing. I like when characters suddenly shift directions b/c in real life we all do. you rock by just putting this out there and asking for comments.
Toggle Commented Apr 11, 2007 on Poor Places, Part II at WWdN: In Exile
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Growing up in the country alongside cattle fields and wooded acres, we found the best solution to any rat problem was your friendly, neighborhood black snake. He lived in our basement and my friends always freaked when they saw him. but once he moved in we never had rat problems again. As a southeasterner, I'm not sure what critters exist in Cali to mimic the same effect but if you can get a wild black snake i would strongly suggest it. Just don't let the dogs get to it.
Toggle Commented Mar 28, 2007 on the house is mine at WWdN: In Exile
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Ah yes those author vortexes are joys. I felt guilty for never reading any Neil Gaiman and got sucked in so mightly hard. It took a prof with a crazy long reading list to get me to put down Neil. I was really happy though when my Ayn Rand blackhole ended. People think you are weird when they see you reading Rand.
Toggle Commented Feb 21, 2007 on Geek in Review: John Scalzi at WWdN: In Exile
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btw Wil, they should completely write you into Heroes. You can bend time and space; youc an be like the Traveler and teach Hiro how to use his powers completely.
Toggle Commented Feb 6, 2007 on okay, NBC, let's talk about it. at WWdN: In Exile
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Studio 60 has been much of a disappointment as well for me. I loved the show for two reasons 1- Matt and Bradley's characters and 2 - Matt and Harriet's confusion over religion. Their conflict resounds with my own internal conflict over my southern baptist roots but Harriet as a devote christian isn't working for me anymore and Matt and Bradley are just creepy. Jack is completely steeling the show and I am glad as I LOVED him in wings.
Toggle Commented Feb 6, 2007 on okay, NBC, let's talk about it. at WWdN: In Exile
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congrats on being able to right such an awesome bio. I always struggle writing mine b/c it always makes me feel like a complete asshole.
Toggle Commented Feb 1, 2007 on The Obligatory Biography at WWdN: In Exile
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Like MadLorie, I worked at one of those chains but the other one - Barnes and Nobles. That manager was bad, period. We use to have kids hanging out all the time at the Manga section and most were really great about reshelving properly. The often times would take whatever I might have and reshelve it themselves b/c they knew the section so well! But as every store is, it depends on the staff. My store and another store in the area had an incredible staff for about a year. Now both stores are the pits. I do love small businesses but don't be so quick to discount giant retailers. I also started thinking when I read that and wondering if capatilism has to breed evil-doers like Wal-mart? I am a big fan of capitalism as I don't think you can have democracy without it, but do we have to have bad evil corporations too? Is it inevitable or did we somehow create those montrocities?
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ah cribbage. I wasn't ever allowed to play at my family farm b/c it was a card game and proper young ladies didn't play card games. But my great-uncles plaid and still play endlessly until my grandmother would kick them out of the kitchen. One of them tried to teach me at one point (to the dismay of my grandmother) and I never really figured it out. He was really important to me as he was someone who whole-heartedly encouraged my technical notions and was thrilled when I ended up going to the same engineering school he had. Its nice to know I'm not the only one who has a surge of emotions when I see a cribbage board.
Toggle Commented Jan 8, 2007 on peg eight for the bonding at WWdN: In Exile
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I do love your snarky reviews but I was in love with Wesley from the age of about 8 until about the time I started reading your blog and you started bashing him. I still have a soft spot in my heart for him as it was my first star crush. Please don't stop reviewing any and ever episode and include as much behind the scenes info as possible as I have always wondered what you guys were like off screen.
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Yeah, I don't think many people are going to complain about your ads. And your kid would love not graduating with a pile of debt...
Toggle Commented Dec 1, 2006 on regarding advertising at WWdN: In Exile
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