My idea of a weekend drive is to go to CostCo, so I was very happy my friend Joe talked me into a photo safari to the real Arizona outside Phoenix.
There’s an old joke goes something like, “be careful when you leave Atlanta because you’re about to go into Georgia.” The same is very true in Arizona. The Phoenix metroplex, with all its problems, is a major American city, whether it wants to be or not (hint: it doesn’t), but it’s a city nevertheless. Once you leave Phoenix, though, you’re in Arizona.
And Arizona brings it, Deliverance style.
We went to Cleator (five houses, two trailers, a general store and, obviously, a bar) and Watson Lake, which is beautiful in a surreal way. (The links go to Google Maps). Click the image above for a slideshow.
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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.