http://www.stereogum.com/1825458/lifelong-dirtbag-the-eternal-importance-of-iron-maiden/franchises/essay/ This made me tear up. It’s rare lately to find a piece of writing that does that. I’m tired today. I’ve been stressed. This is the feeling I want to bring you guys through my work. But sometimes it has to come to me first. That’s why I’m sharing it with you.Read more "Lifelong Dirtbag: The Eternal Importance Of Iron Maiden (essay)"
Against the dragons of not being paid for my writing that lurk beyond the circle of the fire of competence. If it’s war they want, they’ll get it. On Christmas! I’m buying a Personal plan then, if everything goes well. Upcoming features you can look forward to: A weekly blog and link roundup Open threads […]Read more "Christmas lists? In September? There’s a war on!"
Well, I have got my hands on an MP3 copy of Iron Maiden’s new album The Book of Souls. I’m listening all the way through before I go track by track. Only reason I didn’t buy the deluxe edition 2-CD was that they didn’t seem to be able to guarantee auto-rip with Amazon, it’s not […]Read more "Eternity Never Faileth"
http://runesoup.com/2015/02/under-familiar-skies/ One of the Rune Soup posts in the last year I’m most impressed by. Pattern recognition is a skill both of a hypothetical AI and of a magician, and for many of the same reasons. Don’t let the Greys use it against you. Coming up later today: a review of Iron Maiden’s new ish, […]Read more "Under Familiar Skies"