February 27th, 2006

blake

Octavia Butler

Most of you will know by now that Octavia Butler, the SF writer, died this weekend. Thanks to coalescent and to nwhyte for a link to this obituary, which is worth a read.

'What she really conveyed in her writing was the deep pain she felt about the injustices around her...
All of that hurt her very deeply, but her gift was that she could use words for the pain and make the world better.''
red on you

You're a big man, but you're out of shape

While I wait impatiently for kalypso_v to post her verdict on whether the final episode of Life on Mars lived up to her expectations (my guess: it did) I shall post my thoughts.

You may know that my favourite film ever is Get Carter. I was a few moments into this episode when I thought - flippin' heck (hem hem, or words to that effect) they are doing a Get Carter tribute.
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