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Here's a good peek at fandoms, though regrettably brief, courtesy of NPR, based on the author's book, "Who Are You People?" (Congrats to Sunshine Skunk for her appearance on the cover!) You can listen to the eight minute segment as streaming RealAudio or WMA, or a downloadable AAC file here.

"But truth be known, I admired the rock collector. She had something I didn't - passion. A passion so deep she was never at a loss for what to do with her weekends. A passion so consuming, she just had to share it with others. A passion so meaningful and enriching she burned to excite in others her love of droolers, quartz and feldspar.

Me, all I had were three pieces of chipped pottery and some memories of running topless in the woods with a crystal around my neck."

It's well worth listening to, as she's genuinely inquisitive about people's passions; and early on, we get a glimpse into another fandom's supportiveness in a time of need. This isn't shock journalism.

stego_s_aurus pointed out this very strange site with a sort of mascot theme. Requires Flash and any spare psychoactives.

A Beginner's Guide To Faking Your Death On The Internet.

Want free stuff, at the expense of a major gay-bashing organisation? Look here for a healthy source of pocket money. ^_^ (Amongst other items offered is The Chronicles of Narnia on DVD)

Interesting summary of US intelligence claims regarding Iranian weaponry, from the Cato Institute.

drhoz noticed this review of The Politically Incorrect Guide to Darwinism and Intelligent Design, over at The Panda's Thumb.

Here's a well-constructed montage of all the Doctor Who themes and titles, each performing a seamless segue into the next.

Oh, jolly well done, that chap. James Hawes and Steven Moffat just won a Hugo for Best Dramatic Presentation (Short Form) for The Empty Child/The Doctor Dances. [Edit: apparently followed in second and third places in the voting by Dalek and Father's Day!]

Odd.. any icon I choose is getting forced to 100x100. Anyone else finding this?

Eat them up, yum!
 
 
 
 
 
 


I followed the steps carefully and should have a couple of Narnia movie DVDs in my PO box in a week or two. This is a test run to see if this works. If it does work, I will go back and get more stuff.

Muahaha and chortle-chortle.


Ooh, c'n I have a copy? ^_^ I've still not seen the recent production. (Lacking much lapine presence, as I recall, but none the worse for that)


Hmmmmmmmmmmmm...

You know, I'm jonesing for some MST3K and my tapes are in storage.
If you have some eps on DVD then maybe we can come to some arrangement.
(grin)
E-mail me.


That might be possible. ^_^ Reminds me, I need to pick up Pod People sometime - still one of my favorites. So many wonderful lines, albeit not from the *ahem* actors.

And have this in the meantime. =:)