Monthly Archives: March 2008

If Ya Saw The Wire, This Would Be Ironic

Not that I think newspapers are dying or anything, but in Ocean City, MD there’s rumors that my childhood arcade went up in a blaze tomorrow. I check again, there’s nothing about whether Marty’s Playland is OK or not, but … Continue reading

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Those Amazon Rumors

Looks like it’s real. I confess, Olympia did get the Booksurge email, but I didn’t bother replying, ‘cuz, that would just not be in character. Couple disclaimers here: This does not surprise me. It’s also why the imprints for Black … Continue reading

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OK, there’s your scan

SciFi from M. Leblanc. Post-apocalyptic mash-up Cool in spots, but I ain’t too sure ’bout his ‘Murican dialects (could be the translator’s fault. ) Still waiting on clearances from PG, but maybe I need to fill out other forms before … Continue reading

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Actually, Bizarro Credits Burroughs

Good to know.

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bizarro, Bizarro, BIZARRO!

So, I’m getting ready for another show tomorrow.  (Y’all might still get a new scan Sat.  But only if you’re good.)  And I check out John Lawson’s site to see what he’s up too.  Bunch of cool books I’ll have … Continue reading

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Live Books Down Two Weeks; Archive Search Engine Down Two Days

Fine, fine, give me messages like this: The search engine encountered the following error: Search engine returned invalid information or was unresponsive. We are working to resolve this issue. Thanks for your patience. I’ll work on the Leblanc. Keeps me … Continue reading

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Feature not a bug

The power of standards: Earlier this month, a bullying, cartel-like professional group met in New Orleans for its annual conference. One of the top items on the agenda was to discus new lobbying strategies to scare off the lowly folks … Continue reading

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And The Weakest Astroturfing Campaign In History Resumes

OK, their lead idiot was canned for reasons that’ll be fun to explore one day. Their market has been taken over by Amazon in all of three months. We’re still waiting on the Sony software revision. Ah, but what can … Continue reading

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That’s It for Fantomas

At least for a while.  Nothing else on Google/Archive, Live’s down, and I was too busy hanging with my niece and nephew to hit the bookstores.  Was an unlikely bet anyway. Next author up is probably gonna be Arthur Morrison, … Continue reading

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You Try Migrating A Server, Contracting Bids, and Revising a Project With

kids playing Nintendo in your office. Books tomorrow afternoon. I’m sleepy.

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