Monthly Archives: June 2009

Review of "Alastair Baffle’s Emporium of Wonders" by Mike Resnick (Hugo Nominee, Novelette)

I’m convinced that Mike Resnick could make a cost analysis spreadsheet interesting. “Alastair Baffle’s Emporium of Wonders” (Asimov’s, Jan. 2008) seems familiar all the way through, but it really doesn’t matter because Resnick tells a great story and leaves you … Continue reading

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Thunderstorm

I’m sitting here at work, waiting for a Windows XP computer to finish the installation of Service Pack 3 and watching a thunderstorm roll in. There’s a good chance I’ll lose power and go home without the computer finished. After … Continue reading

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