Princeton May 1917 Here Freedom stood by slaughtered friend and foe, And, ere the wrath paled or that sunset died, Looked through the ages; then, with eyes aglow, Laid them to wait that future, side by side. (Lines for a monument to the American and British soldiers of the Revolutionary War who fell on the […]
Terrific essay from Foz Meadows on The Truth Of Wolves, Or: The Alpha Problem. I think/have thought about some of the issues she raises quite a lot, but not as insightfully. Below are some of my own posts relating to shapeshifters in romance and urban fantasy. Paranormal Allegories. Romancing the Beast. Paranormal Appropriation.
In May, I’ll be attending WisCon. One of the panels I’ll be participating in is a discussion of Octavia Butler’s Xenogenesis Trilogy. Rather than delve into the depths of my collection to unearth my original mass market paperbacks, I purchased a Kindle version that compiled all three books: Lilith’s Brood: Dawn, Adulthood Rites, and Imago. […]
Her new album, Electric Lady, is out this fall! This is the first track released. Note the Philip K. Dick reference near the end. I love so much than she’s a geek as well as an incredible artist. Janelle Monáe – Q.U.E.E.N. featuring Erykah Badu [Official Video]