Thanksgiving was quite the necessary breather before we head in to the Holiday Formerly Known as Christmas and mine and Andrea’s visit to Sweden. We managed to relax, eat, and really have nothing to show for the time off, exactly according to plan.
Broke down, braved the eerie crowds at Best Buy, and picked up an Atari Flashback 2. Oh, the happiness of holding one of those controllers again. Unfortunately, my reflexes are no longer what they once were … that bastard centipede is fast.
If you’re in the Phoenix area, the luminarias at Desert Botanical Garden are well worth a visit—very de-stressing.
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.