02 February 2010

Blah Blah Blah Trixie Blah Blah Blah

There's not an awful lot going on here at the moment; seeing this truly ghastly $7,000 sex robot has left me, umm, let's just leave that alone, OK? I'm not sure that I want to know.

Meanwhile, the Amazon/Macmillan kerfluffle continues to generate lots and lots of ire on teh internets without anyone coming any closer to reaching a conclusion, let alone a resolution. As almost-certain-President-elect-of-SFWA John Scalzi notes (without being explicit about it), the corporate egos are going to lead to a lot of collateral damage. Ego continues to rule everthing in Hollywood, even the news... or, given that the nominees for the little gold men were announced this morning, perhaps that should be especially the news. And meanwhile, the world continues to turn (as does my stomach as a result of the preceding paragraph).

The Grammys, as usual, continued their decades-long tradition of not actually listening to the nominated performances; at least, that's the only inference I can make when more than one winning piece included significant off-pitch singing...4CPAWDTTUGSS