Scott sez, "This week's short story on [science fiction short-story podcast] Escape Pod is The Sundial Brigade, a short story from the Glorifying Terrorism collection. That book was originally written to protest the 2006 UK Terrorism Act. As Steve notes in the intro, the book is sold out, so this is a great chance to listen to a story you might not be able to read otherwise."
See also: Glorifying Terrorism - Brit sf writers break the law
Leah sez, "I just wanted to let you know that contrary to the item posted on 'Glorifying Terrorism' being sold out, there are about six copies still available at Bakka-Phoenix Books in Toronto -- we'll be happy to send them out to anyone who's interested in getting a physical copy of that story."
Photographer Chris White takes readers behind the scenes of making his surf photography book Dark Light.
Eric Schlosser’s book and film Command and Control look at the terrifying prospects of nuclear friendly fire, where one of America’s nukes detonates on US soil. It also looks at what might happen if a false alarm gets relayed to a trigger-happy general or President. He starts this New Yorker piece with a terrifying story […]
Published by the fine fringe culture explorers at Daily Grail, the new essay anthology Spirits of Place features stories by the likes of Alan Moore, Maria J. Pérez Cuervo, Warren Ellis, Gazelle Amber Valentine, Iain Sinclair, Mark Pesce, and many other mutant thinkers riffing on how we connect with the locations we inhabit. You can […]
Custom coffee vessels are the perfect piece of office flair, but it’s just a matter of time before your VOTE FOR PEDRO mug will start to lose its relevant wit. Why not have a new one every day, with whatever silly nonsense you want sticking off the sides? You can save big on your novelty […]
The Lightning port has thus far resisted the cruel fate that befell the headphone jack, and despite rumors that it may be disappearing come iPhone 8, for the present and foreseeable future, Lightning cables are a hot commodity for iPhone users. As such, we must make do in this strange time in which long, glorified […]
All the filters in the world won’t save your smartphone pics from a shaky hand. To really step up your mobile photography game, you’ll need some kind of mount to hold it steady. You could buy a smartphone attachment for a conventional camera tripod, but who wants to carry that kind of gear everywhere they […]