@KittyUnpretty Oh god, yes. I worked with an Opinion Haver for years, I've used up my entire lifetime allowance of tolerance for it.
An old friend of mine started a new blog and his first piece is talking about Barrett's portrayal in the new FF7 Remake.
You should read it.
@bgcarlisle At least insufferable folk-rock was in-genre for Firefly...
@interneteh Heh. Microwave space power was, like, THE defining technology of near-future sci-fi in the early 90s.
Kind of fascinating to learn somebody's actually working on it in earnest. It dropped off the radar so thoroughly that I'd assumed somebody continued their calculations around to the front of the napkin and realized it wasn't going to work...
@InvaderXan @carl BTW, Okorafor hates being called "afrofuturist". http://nnedi.blogspot.com/2019/10/africanfuturism-defined.html?m=1
@gamehawk Hmm, doesn't ring any bells, sorry!
@gamehawk Are you thinking of Whitesboro(!) NY?
@popstar Thanks for sharing this! I love horchata but it never occurred to me to try making my own, for some reason.
My batch turned out slightly disappointing because I only had short-grain rice on hand, but it has me excited to try again when I can get the proper ingredients. :)
@gamehawk "1 Private Lane" unabbreviated also passes the regex, but yeah you definitely called it on the best answer for how to get through that sort of validation being Don't.
Queer nerd from Oakland, CA. Literally the Space Core. Striving to make fiction as strange as truth.
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