This Day in Blogging History: Fredric Brown's Mind Thing; Pratchett quilt; Ashcroft v Gilmore begins

One year ago today

The Mind Thing, by Fredric Brown: excellent pulp-era science fiction: The Mind Thing is an alien being (which looks like a turtle shell) that has been banished to Earth for committing crimes on its home planet.

Five years ago today

Terry Pratchett fan-afghan — the Pratchgan: It's a pretty special project and Mr Pratchett seemed to like the blanket.

Nine years ago today
John Gilmore vs. Ashcroft begins today: At stake is nothing less than the right of Americans to travel freely in their own country — and the exposure of 'secret law' for what it is: an abomination.