Otherwise known as the ritual cleansing of the bookmarks…
- Procrastination can be good for you. (Via the Antigeist.)
- Seattle Weekly’s music writers make their best 2005 mixes, including Mr. Matos’ picks.
- Dave Schwartz is fascinating as always on the topic of elephants.
- Read Jeff VanderMeer’s appreciation of Gavin Grant’s awesome "Heads Up, Thumbs Down" over at the ED SF Project, then read his thoughts on SciFiction’s demise. I thought it would last forever too, but instead it turns out this is its last story.
- The Book Standard talks to the awesomest Story Prize finalist ever, aka Maureen McHugh.
- Jeff Ford’s 2005 favorite reads.
- Dodo bone beds.
- James Marcus on editors.
- Despite being incredibly busy (and still beneath a stack of thank you cards for wedding gifts, now dreadfully, rudely late), I’m thinking of sending New Year’s cards. Failing that, I’ll be sending out valentines in Feb. If you’d like one, drop me your address via email or in the comments.