Way, way awesome.
Way, way awesome.
42: the wildly improbable ideas of Douglas Adams is a forthcoming book, approved by Douglas Adams's estate and family, that will explore the late author's "unseen archives". A crowdfunding campaign is already complete, but you can still preorder. After his death in 2001, Douglas Adams's papers were loaned to his old Cambridge college, St John's… READ THE REST
I have the hardcover edition of Theodore Gray's fantastic book, Molecules: The Elements and the Architecture of Everything, but if you want the Kindle edition, Amazon is practically giving it away today. READ THE REST
I'm a huge fan of Beehive Books, which creates illuminated editions of classic books illustrated by contemporary artists. They are doing a Kickstarter for a new series of three books: KWAIDAN & SHADOWINGS by Lafcadio Hearn, illustrated by Kent Williams A VOYAGE TO ARCTURUS by David Lindsay, illustrated by Jim Woodring THE GREAT GATSBY by F. Scott Fitzgerald,… READ THE REST
In a world of apps, digital gaming, and virtual reality, there's something oddly comforting about sitting down behind an actual, physical chess board, lining up your soldiers, then charging into battle. Sounds crazy, right? Who actually plays on real-world boards anymore? And if you do, what if you don't have somebody in your immediate vicinity ready… READ THE REST
I consider myself a beer person. My go-to order at the bar is a Miller High Life or Stella Artois. I know the difference between an ale and a lager, and I frequent the local microbrewery. It's not that I only like beer; I just haven't found another drink I like quite as much. Granted,… READ THE REST
Did you know that 2020 was a surprisingly good year for tablet sales? After several years of stagnant growth and losing business to the creep of incrementally bigger smartphones, the tablet market saw a pretty serious explosion during the pandemic. In fact, tablet sales were up almost 14 percent in 2020. If you're in the market… READ THE REST