Frederik Pohl: Still Insightful

The Way the Future Blogs, an online memoir by science fiction writer Frederik Pohl » Blog Archive » My Worst Prediction Ever: Corporate Leisure Time (http://www NULL.thewaythefutureblogs

He’s intelligent, insightful, and admits when he was wrong… what a guy! Oh yeah and there is still all that groundbreaking Sci-Fi he wrote to be considered.

Tiny Update

I was chastised this weekend for not updating the blog, but all I could come up with was a really good recipe for pulled pork in the crockpot. I posted it on my recipe (http://www NULL.midnightferret blog.

I also added my other “in progress” beer. I will try to think of something interesting […]

Establish Your Writing Authority

I got an email on the Austin Zealots (http://http://www NULL.austinzealots‘ Yahoo group today. (The Zealots are a local hombrewing club here in Austin, and a great bunch of people.) A member was expressing his disappointment with the contents of this article:

Austin home to a few good brewpubs (http://www NULL.austin360 NULL.html)

I read the article, and went to reply on the list, but as usual I waxed verbose and was forced to move my opinions to a forum in which I (mostly) reign supreme. I did this to avoid spamming the list with my copious rants and opinions. I’m sure people everywhere are grateful I have my own website.

In short, I share the disappointment of my fellow Zealot. Allow me to elaborate. Continue reading Establish Your Writing Authority

I’m Coming Out

No really, I am. Now, this is going to seem a lot like some of my friends’ experiences when we were younger. I had friends who “came out” to us, their friends, and we all said, “Oh, really? You think we didn’t know already?” And I think anyone who has known me for, oh, five minutes or so, will have a similar reaction.

But I find it necessary here, to make some kind of public announcement. I’m a big nerd. I like to do nerdy things. I thought that as I got older and/or made more time to really look at my life and my interests, I would somehow find more “adult” and “sophisticated” versions of the favorite activities of my younger years. To some extent, it’s been true. I am able to do things now that I wasn’t able to do when I was younger. So what do I do with my time now that I have a little money and I have finally reconciled myself to the fact that I do have more time, and that’s ok? [editor’s note: This is a very long entry. It is also very self-absorbed on my part. You have been warned.]

Continue reading I’m Coming Out

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