Don’t worry, I won’t spoil last night’s Lost in this post, but I will be alluding to things that have happened this season. So, if you’re more than a month or two behind, you might want to click away. Good? … Continue reading
Monthly Archives: April 2009
I know, I know, I promised it a while back. Apologies! Let’s start with a little backstory on how I found the book: someone, somewhere, linked to a story on Patrick Rothfuss’ blog about saving a duck family. I read … Continue reading
So last week was a posting vacuum. I hope to be interesting for you this week. Until then, go peek at some awesome (and very spot-on) Scalzisnark.
Le sigh. If only this wasn’t an hour away. More than that, when you factor in rush hour traffic.
Go read Lilith Saintcrow’s “Glitch, Monoculture, Profit (#amazonfail recap).” It’s a great summary of the weekend, and raises some very relevant questions about the idea of ranking books in the first place. And, the thing that made me cheer: Two … Continue reading
According to an article at the Seattle PI, the glitch that caused Amazon to derank over 57,000 titles over the weekend was caused by an employee in France filling out a field the wrong way. Says Amazon spokesman Drew Herdener: … Continue reading
Long day yesterday, still reeling a bit, so I’ll keep this short and let you clicky for yourself. Hopefully back into ranting away tomorrow. It seems that over the weekend, Amazon decided to derank titles they classified as “adult,” which … Continue reading
Holy hell, it’s been a while. Apologies! Work travel has kicked me in the ass, but I’m still around. Currently reading: Patrick Rothfuss’ The Name of the Wind. Review to follow in a couple hundred pages. What’s on your nightstand/in … Continue reading