Does anybody have a turkey stuffing recipe that doesn’t call for onions? Seriously. If you do, and you’re willing to share, please put the link in the comments. Thank you!

Z-Library has been seized by the Feds for pirating and copyright infringement.

While overall the election results seem to lean toward support of democracy, in a few places, libraries were defunded. If you think education, reading, and books are important, this might concern you.

It looks like in-person or at least hybrid book festivals returned this fall.

Nerds of a Feather reviews The Peacekeeper, by B.L. Blanchard. It has a distinct world-building premise.

Kevin Conroy, well known as the voice of Batman, passed away.

Wakanda Forever grossed $181 million domestically last weekend. File 770 has a review of it. This (spoilerish) article imagines what might be ahead for the person who ends up being Black Panther.

According to The Mary Sue, the show Manifest (the plane was missing! For five years! And then it landed and no one had aged a day!) won’t fade away. Now it’s on Netflix.

Atlas Obscura provides a wonderful photograph and an explanation for the natural phenomenon that occurs on a small lake in Slovenia.

Daniel Church gives his inspiration for his new novel The Hollows, on Whatever.

Russell T. Davies says David Tennant didn’t generate at Doctor Who in the previous Doctor’s outfit because folks in Britain might confuse it with the Doctor “dressing in drag.” [Shaking my head.]

What would the Wordle editor at the New York Times do? Let Tracy Bennett, the paper’s first Wordle editor, tell you.

I never really thought of the refrigerator as an instrument of revolution, but this interesting Smithsonian article from 2021, about rural electrification and the role of women, is making me rethink that.


  • Marion Deeds

    Marion Deeds, with us since March, 2011, is the author of the fantasy novella ALUMINUM LEAVES. Her short fiction has appeared in the anthologies BEYOND THE STARS, THE WAND THAT ROCKS THE CRADLE, STRANGE CALIFORNIA, and in Podcastle, The Noyo River Review, Daily Science Fiction and Flash Fiction Online. She’s retired from 35 years in county government, and spends some of her free time volunteering at a second-hand bookstore in her home town.

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