Monthly Archives: January 2013

MythFortunes notes

Aahz mentions he’s “met some immortals”, a possible reference to the Golden Horde he met in a previous book. However, members of the Horde (eg, the Shield) have died, so they’re not truly immortal. Samwise’s staff tells a Gorgon that … Continue reading

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Can’t Put ’em Down!

Until recently, the last book I read from cover to end without stopping was Nancy Kress’ short story “Beggars in Spain” (not the novel version that came out later). In the last few days, however, I’ve read through three books … Continue reading

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The Not-So-Great Pumpkin

In Alexander McCall Smith’s translation of the African story “Pumpkin” in “The Girl Who Married a Lion: and Other Tales From Africa”, elephants are eating a family’s pumpkin crop. A boy suggests that he (the boy) hide inside a large … Continue reading

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Greendale Campus Security Contract

It’s a little hard to read, but here’s what I gleaned from Chang’s contract: GREENDALE CAMPUS SECURITY CONTRACT FOR IMPROVED CAMPUS SECURITY MEASURES BY BEN CHANG * INCREASED SECURITY [????] * COOL NEW UNIFORMS * HEAD OF SECURITY GRANTED POWER … Continue reading

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Kidnapped By Danger: The Avery Jessup Story

Apparently, no one has transcribed this script shot from 30 Rock, so: KIDNAPPED BY DANGER: THE AVERY JESSUP STORY Table Draft 87. SCENE 92 LOCATION: LAVISH WEDDING SET JACK LOOKS AROUND THE WEDDING RECEPTION. ACROSS THE WAY HIS FRIEND LIZ … Continue reading

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Abed’s options with Hilda

In the “80s video game” episode of Community, Abed has several choices when meeting with Hilda. Sample screenshot: Amazingly, I couldn’t find any live pages on the Internet that list all of these options. I did find one in Google’s … Continue reading

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Author of “Science of Death Faking”

Many people noted that the last episode of the 3rd season of Community (possibly the last episode ever) had Starburns with a copy of “Science of Death Faking”. However, no one appears to have noticed the author’s name is “Chris … Continue reading

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My (Near) Near Death Experience

A few days ago, I was feeling weak, dizzy, and tired, so I thought I’d lie down for a few minutes. For some reason, I changed my mind at the last second, and decided to take my blood sugar level … Continue reading

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Super Ursa?

In Superman II, Ursa must acts like she’s been hurt when a snake bites her shortly after she lands on Earth. In reality, she was probably just angry or startled, since, as a Kryptonian on Earth, she would be invulnerable … Continue reading

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Democritus was right!

Some people say that Democritus was wrong in saying that the atom was the smallest particle, since we’ve now found electrons, neutrons, protons, not to mention quarks and mesons. However, Democritus merely said there *was* a smallest particle and he … Continue reading

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