Rain is once again falling on Arizona. After yet another hard day of pulling weeds, decided to fire up Ye Olde Grill and get some barbecue on. Relaxing on the patio chair and minding the grill while ground pieces of cow were carbonized into food, I realized that I felt suspiciously good, and then after a while twigged to the fact that 55 degrees Fahrenheit and rain equals only one thing for the Swedish reptile brain: Summer!
Further proof that nine years of living in the scorching Valley of the Sun is not enough to extinguish certain triggers…
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.