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Re: Love and Death in the Time of Monsters

I have mixed feelings about “Love and Death in the Time of Monsters,” by Frank Wu. It has a great title. The presentation on  Escape Pod is fun. But I have to say I preferred the realistic elements to the scifi elements.

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Re: Wikihistory

After struggling to like some of these Nebula-worthy stories, it came as a relief to stumble on a story that just plain made laugh.

Wikihistory” by Desmond Warzel is an amusing short about time travelers maintaining the wiki of the world’s timeline.Part of its charm comes from the way it turns Godwin’s Law on its head. Part from the way it captures the tone of online arguments, complete with the partisan that’s always trying to get noobies to RTFM. And the third part from the dig it gets in questioning why people are so obsessed with Hitler.

Take a little break and enjoy.
Tomorrow: Mixing spirit with science.

Update: You can hear an entertaining adaptation of it on Quirky Nomads.

Monday: Spirited away into the Russian underground.