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Saturday, September 11th, 2010

Fall Events, Mumbled Apologies, Fandom and Me

It doesn’t surprise me that I’ve been so crap about posting, given this. I’m not happy about it. But I’m not surprised.

And even this will not be a true ‘post,’ in the sense that it adds any content to the ambient contentverse. It’s just a haphazard aggregation of pre-existing content. But right now it’s all I got.

— I spent last weekend in Georgia. I went to DragonCon, the sheer scale of which was stunning — just the raw acreage of exposed cosplayer flesh alone was awe-inspiring — and the Decatur Book Festival, a really lovely event — the people were truly wonderful, and I don’t know if I’ve ever been to a better-organized books festival. And I addressed an audience from the pulpit of a Baptist church, thereby fulfilling a childhood ambition:

I also smoked a cigarette, thereby ruining an adulthood ambition. At least I didn’t do them at the same time.
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