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Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief

It’s rather annoying. A lot of people I know are talking about the HBO documentary Going Clear: Scientology and the Prison of Belief and I haven’t seen it yet. I live in Northern Canada, and we just don’t get the … Continue reading

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The Robert Anson Heinlein Discussions

A lot of people have been writing about Robert Anson Heinlein recently. This isn’t surprising since he was one of the greatest writers of the 20th Century. But most of the people mentioning him don’t seem to: a) Have read … Continue reading

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Why J. J. Abrams is a Total Idiot

J. J. Abrams is an idiot, and he’s ruining the Star Trek franchise. Strong words? Yes, but true.

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FilKONtario 22 – April 20 – 22 2012

FilKONtario, Ontario’s Filk Music Convention is only two weeks away. This year the con is April 20 – 22, 2012. There are still some rooms available in the convention room block as of today, but not many.¬†For more information on … Continue reading

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Outback Zack's Australian Animal Fire Victims Appeal

I’m looking for a video. Does anyone have on VHS, Beta, PVR, or whatever, a copy of Outback Zack’s Australian Animal Fire Victims Appeal that they could send to me? If so, you’ll earn my undying gratitude for all of … Continue reading

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The Great White North

I’m on holiday this week, visiting my mother-in-law, the poet laureate of Temiskaming District. I’m also recuperating from fixing my computer, and other stuff. No, it didn’t include a hangover. I gave up drinking twenty-five years ago, and I have … Continue reading

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What Scares the Boogeyman?

Here’s something that should have horror fans shivering in their boots. John Manning is editing an anthology titled “What Scares the Boogeyman” for Perseid Publishing! Since John is a friend of mine, I prevailed upon him to send me some … Continue reading

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