In the immortal words of The Great Lebowski, “Fuck it, let’s go bowling.”
Spending time every morning deleting comment spam is becoming unbearable, so it is with a gnawing sense of defeat that I’m turning off comments on all postings older than a few weeks. So thanks, guys, for turning a harmless navel-gazing hobby into an endless deluge of having to look at the the sickest, most obscene URLs on the Internet.
Ended up using David Raynes’s mt-close plugin to perform the actual deed–a big thank you to him for creating the plugin, and as always big thanks to Jay Allen for creating mt-blacklist, which let me stem the tide for this long.
**Listening To: ** Stream from Groove Salad
Includes Hollywood Dead, Tales from the Loop, Things from the Flood, The Court of Broken Knives, and Port of Shadows.
Nic has a retinal tear and has his vision is saved by a laser.
Includes The Storm Before the Storm, White Trash, Calypso, Tell the Machine Goodnight, Prince of Fools, and Provenance.
The Internet tells Nic to install Ubiquiti gear in his house, so he does, and now he has thoughts.
What I wish I’d known when I started podcasting.
Nic starts a new podcast about—gasp!—American sports.
Mostly excellent non-fiction in this installment. Includes Fantasyland, The Miracle of Dunkirk, Das Reich, The Undoing Project, Waiting for the Punch, Vacationland and Points of Impact.