The Magicians on SyFy

I hope Lev Grossman is right because The Magicians series is one of my favorite stories and I really really want to like the teevee series.  The pilot is up on Youtube – the series starts on January 25th. Update February 2018: Was this a bookmark post?  Let’s call it a bookmark post.  I’ve watched the first two seasons of The Magicians (the third is … Continue reading The Magicians on SyFy

David Bowie 1947 – 2016

David Robert Jones died yesterday at age 69 — which seems way too young.  I had no idea he was fighting liver cancer (which is reported as the cause of his death).  I wouldn’t say Bowie is my favorite artist ever but you couldn’t help but be impressed by the vitality of his career.  I have favorite songs from all parts of his career but … Continue reading David Bowie 1947 – 2016

Wordpress on the Desktop

A quick post to try out the new WordPress app for the Mac (it’s available for Linux and Windoz too).  Seems pretty comparable to the in-browser editing experience. I also got my “annual report” on Altertainment from Jetpack.  I didn’t do much blogging this year so understandly the world’s attention to the site has fallen off of a cliff, into the ocean and almost to … Continue reading Wordpress on the Desktop