Science Fiction

So Mad It's Good

You will never believe who owns the “” domain. A bunch of obviously talented and intelligent people—refugees from the newsgroup “alt.dinosaur.barney.die.die.die”—have constructed a vast fantasy universe around the idea that Barney the Dinosaur is not a boring but harmless children's television character; he is, in truth, “the demon B'harne”, a threat to all mankind who […]

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“…Which Was Nice.”

I wish my CV was as interesting as Captain Kirk’s. Sure, his starts with the usual stuff: 2264 — Promoted to captain, in command of U.S.S. Enterprise for five-year mission , but then it progresses to entries like this: 2286 — Charged, convicted and reduced permanently to captain’s rank by the Federation Council for theft […]

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