Friday, January 04, 2008
HONK IF YOU LOVE BORGES
posted 9:51 PM
Karl Rove, answering Vanity Fair's Proust Questionnaire:
Who are your favorite writers?
In alphabetical order: Jorge Luis Borges, Gabor Boritt, Ray Bradbury, G. K. Chesterton, Winston Churchill, David Herbert Donald, T. S. Eliot, Joseph Ellis, Gary Gallagher, F. A. Hayek, Paul Horgan, Paul Johnson, Tom Lea, C. S. Lewis, Abraham Lincoln, John D. MacDonald, David McCullough, Merrill Peterson, Robert Remini, Andrew Roberts, William Shakespeare, Adam Smith, Alexis de Tocqueville, Evelyn Waugh, and Robert Wiebe.
Who is your favorite hero of fiction?
Travis McGee or Borges himself. (Was he real? Or not?)
Wednesday, January 02, 2008
I LIKE IT ALREADY
posted 8:47 PM
If Hubertus Bigend wanted to get into "science fiction" (whatever that means in 2008) it might look a lot like io9 .
Tuesday, January 01, 2008
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
posted 9:26 AM
And thanks to CuspTech for 2007's most locatively memorable shots of a copy of Spook Country !