Author: <span class="vcard">lbutlr</span>

Worse than Death IV

Who is the sun? Apollo Vindonnus? Ha! As if….


Worse Than Death III

The sunset is approaching….


Worse Than Death II

And now, the storm comes….


Worse Than Death I

It starts slowly….


Non-sponsor ATR2100

Every now and again I’m going to post about a product I like. These are unsolicited and unpaid. Today. I’m going to talk about the ATR2100-USB, which I bought from Amazon for about $50. The prices seem to vary frequently, so it is going to be in the $40-$60 range….


It all comes back to music…

I wrote this sometime after November 2001 since it references some lyrics from Buffy the Vampire Slayer’s “Once More with Feeling.” I recently found it, scanned it, and am posting it. I wrote it as a stream, so I haven’t changed the tyops or added paragraphs. It is as it was when I wrote it….


The Bechdel Test

You may have heard this term in the past, and you may not have—In which case it is something you need to know about. The Bechdel Test is a basic three question test to evaluate a work based on how it depicts women. To pass the test a work must: Feature at least two women…


Interstellar Travel

One of the mainstays of nearly all sic-fi si the idea that we will be able to travel outside our Solar System and eventually across the galaxy and perhaps even to other galaxies. There is a little bit of a problem with that idea, however, and that is just how far away those stars are….


The Rumor Mill

We’re three (or maybe four) weeks away from the next Apple event, and it looks like this one is going to combine the new iPhone and iPad announcements into one event. Does this mean Apple is leaving October open for another announcement?…


Pebble Time after two months

Well, the Pebble Time watch band has recently caused a rash on my wrist. There’s no blistering, but the rash is a bit tender and I’m not sure I can keep wearing the watch. As far as I know, I am not allergic to latex, so I don’t know what has caused this.