Good Bye, Lieutenant Columbo.
In a 1997 interview for Cigar Aficionado (a magazine for which the actor could have been every issue’s cover boy), Peter Falk recalled a baseball game in high school: “The umpire called me out at third base when I was sure I was safe. I got so mad I took out my glass eye, handed it to him and said, ‘Try this.’ I got such a laugh you wouldn’t believe.” It was an early example of Falk’s career...
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“So now I’ve got this image of a yeti dribbling saline through his nasal cavities while sitting on a pile of rocks at low tide stuck in my head.” Mike Jung
How to Become an Author, in 5 Incredibly Difficult... →
By Robert Brockway A while back, I wrote a non-fiction book about the apocalypse. Since publishing the book, the question I get asked the most has to be: “What are you doing in my toolshed?” Second place goes to “Is that my wife’s cocktail dress?” The third is- well, let’s skip ahead to questions not relating to a highly illegal fetish revolving around...
Gloria Allred Is No Feminist - National Review... →
By Sabrina L. Schaeffer - The Corner Famed “warrior” attorney Gloria Allred has no shame. She claims to be a feminist activist, advocating on behalf of “family rights and feminist causes.” In reality, she does far more harm to women and families than good. Allred’s previous clients include Amber Frey, the massage therapist who cheated with Scott Peterson (who later murdered his wife Laci)...
Ancient world dictionary finished... after 90... →
You just never know when an Assyrian Dictionary will come in handy.
Amazing blog post for "The False Prince" →
This is the kind of advance publicity we all wish for. Congratulations and best wishes for the success of “The Ascendance Trilogy” to my friend, Jen Nielsen.
From The Archives: The Top 100 Things I'd Do If I...
Click on Image above for list. This Evil Overlord List is Copyright 1996-1997 by Peter Anspach.
BBC News - First Conan Doyle novel to be published →
Seeing Teenagers As We Wish They Were: The Debate... →
Linda Holmes | NPR Over the weekend, The Wall Street Journal ran a piece claiming that fiction at least nominally aimed at readers under 18 — young adult or “YA” fiction, that is — is entirely too dark. Calling out the books about kids who cut themselves or suffer abuse right alongside the books with abundant profanity in them, it laments the fact that young readers will be...
A video recording of Peter Adekeye’s arrest May 20, 2010 at the Wedgewood Hotel in the midst of an American court-ordered deposition hearing. It was entered as evidence at his extradition hearing, which was stayed by a B.C. Supreme Court order because of abuse of process. More at: http://www.vancouversun.com/news/used unmitigated gall court jail exec/4885299/story.html
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