Caught the tail end of an NPR interview with Nicholas Hobbes, author of Essential Militaria.
According to Hobbes, the phrase “the whole nine yards” stems from fighter planes in World War II, which carried nine yards of ammunition–the phrase meant to use up all your ammo.
This book is on the list now.
Is there reason to upgrade from a 3 to a 5?
After all these years, Nic still can’t understand the American attitude to healthcare.
A sci-fi and fantasy heavy installment that includes The Valedictorian of Being Dead, The Mastermind, Broadsword Calling Danny Boy, Tiamat’s Wrath, The Raven Tower, The Liberation, The Light Brigade and Cryptonomicon.
Includes The Incomplete Book of Running, Aching God, The Murderbot Diaries, Lies Sleeping, The Consuming Fire, and Rendezvous with Rama.
Did you know Las Vegas is kind of nutty?