On the road today, saw a black Corvette with a license plate frame that said, “I know, I know, license and registration.”
Seems like a pretty sure-fire way to ensure the cop who pulled you over won’t cut you any slack whatsoever. But then, perhaps bitter experience has shown our fellow driver that the black ‘vette itself does not bring out the cuddly side of Law Enforcement?
I myself, incidentally, earned the one and only speeding ticket I ever got in a red Camaro IROC Z-28. In a small town in Louisiana. In the middle of the night.
Why was I speeding? Because it was the middle of the night in a creepy small town in Louisiana—known for two things: a highly active KKK Kommunity and lots of reports of Satanist activity—and there was a car right on my bumper. So I increased the distance between myself and it, and then the Happy Lights™ came on.
Being an unshaven guy in a black leather jacket with a foreign accent surprisingly did not get me off the hook.
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.