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This is the feed for my blog. I update the blog... occasionally? What's a phrase for "Not Terribly Frequently" that makes me sound busy rather than lazy? "When the mood strikes?", "As time allows?", "Every fortnight?" Hmmm.

I update the blog as much as I can. I'm writing, you know.

The Sun is spotless

The Sun is spotless

Scientists are curious as to why our Sun hasn’t had any spots for a good long time this year. 200 days and counting so far.Nobody really knows what this means, but the sunspot activity hasn’t been this low since the 50’s, so it naturally make…

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You heard me. Giant. Styrofoam. Robots.

You heard me. Giant. Styrofoam. Robots.

Oh I wish I could attend this excellent exhibit at the San Jose Museum of Art. It only goes until October 19th, though. Robots: Evolution of a Cultural Icon features the work of many artists, including Michael Salter’s packing foam robot creations like this one:…

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You hate to see that.

You hate to see that.

According to news reports, a Ft. Meyers, Florida man shot himself in the arm after his girlfriend refused to have sex with him. The two had returned home from a bar (Alcohol was involved? Shocking!) and the man wanted to the one-on-one version of the…

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Sorry, nothing witty.

Sorry, nothing witty.

I have nothing to say about Joss Whedon’s upcoming midseason Fox drama, Dollhouse yet. I won’t cringe because I hear they’re doing script rewrites, I haven’t gone to check out any leaked pages or scripts. I’ll wait and just watch the show. I know the…

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I write a column under the name Jane Doe

I write a column under the name Jane Doe

Fletch author Gregory Mcdonald passed away at his farm in Tennessee. He was 71. Chevy Chase played Mcdonald’s Irwin M. Fletcher twice in the 80’s, in Fletch and Fletch Lives.

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The Super Friends get no respect.

The Super Friends get no respect.

The Super Friends were never allowed to play in any of D.C.’s reindeer games. Their stories weren’t a part of the overall continuity, and with pretty good reason. I recently stumbled on the trades of the SF comic series and found some things that would…

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