Thursday, April 06, 2006

All the cool kids are doin' it

Your Linguistic Profile:

60% General American English

25% Yankee

10% Upper Midwestern

5% Dixie

0% Midwestern

Monday, April 03, 2006

More Coyotes

Turn up in more places (both real places and media spaces).

The coyote was always the central symbol of my fiction.

Some days, I'm unhappy with the coyote as resistance figure. Surviving without changing anything is complicit, isn't it?

Other days, declaring we will survive this apocalypse they have declared civilization without actively assisting in the work of empire seems like the best we can do.

We will survive.
We will not be made part of you.
We will teach our children to reclaim the carrion you leave behind, when you leave your broken culture burning on the highway.

Free Katie!

Tom Cruise on his intentions to wed Katie Holmes:

"First the baby, then the film," he was quoted as saying. "Then, in summer, we want to get married. I won't let this woman get away." (from

Get away? He won't let her get away? Clearly she's been trying to escape! Clearly a crack team of brave hostage rescue experts... or, failing that, Cultural Studies and International Relations graduate students... need to launch an extraction plan immediately!

I have such a plan here somewhere, under the zombie-apocalypse plan, and the killer monkeys with super-weapons plan... I'll find it...