August 30th, 2007

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Lesser-known Icons 7


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Don't you think the Domino Sugar Girl here should mate with the International Salt Sailor from Lesser-Known Icons 6, and produce progeny that were salty-sweet?

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Just because I can

Q: What is a dog's favorite form of classical music?
A: The barcarolle!

Q: And who is the dog's favorite composer of barcarolles?
A: Jacques Offenbach!

(Okay, I admit it: you totally need a New England accent to turn that surname into "often bark.')

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They're playing the arrest tape of GOP Senator Larry Craig on all the news channels. If you haven't heard it, listening to Larry back and fill is a hoot, especially when you consider that this guy playing footsie with an undercover cop in a public john is a so-called "moral conservative....and even more especially when you consider all the sniggering Republicans have done at the expense of "San Francisco Democrats."

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Here's the line-up for Eclipse, the first volume of the new Nightshade anthology series edited by Jonathan Strahan.

* Unique Chicken Goes in Reverse - Andy Duncan
* Bad Luck, Trouble, Death and Vampire Sex - Garth Nix
* The Last and Only, or Mr Moscowitz Becomes French - Peter S. Beagle
* The Lost Boy: A Reporter At Large - Maureen F. McHugh
* The Drowned Life - Jeffrey Ford
* Toother - Terry Dowling
* Up the Fire Road - Eileen Gunn
* In The Forest Of The Queen - Gwyneth Jones
* Quartermaster Returns - Ysabeau Wilce
* Electric Rains - Kathleen Ann Goonan
* She-Creatures - Margo Lanagan
* The Transformation of Targ - Jack Dann & Paul Brandon
* Mrs Zeno's Paradox - Ellen Klages
* The Lustration - Bruce Sterling
* Larissa Miusov - Lucius Shepard

Pretty damn strong line-up. My story's the one I read at Readercon.

Here's what the cover looks like:

http://www.jonathanstrahan.com.au/wp/

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Football season opens in about two minutes. I'm out of here.