January 28th, 2009

ghost academy

progress....

Chapter 3 of Volume 1 of StarCraft: Ghost Academy is supposed to cover pages 59-96, or so. It's definitely starting on page 59, what with Chapter 2 ending on page 58 and all, but I have some wiggle room with ending it at page 96.

Anyhow, today I wrote up to page 82. I also went to karate and fighting class. I will write pages 83-96 tomorrow.

To bed...................
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Schott's Miscellany 27 January 2009

The National Geographic Society was founded (1888)


SPOONERISMS

A spoonerism is a transposition of sounds within a single phrase frequently used to comic effect. The term is named for Anglican cleric Rev. William A. Spooner (1844-1930), Warden of New College, Oxford, known for his frequent slips of the tongue. Legend has collected many of his attributed slips into this unlikely line:

"You have tasted two whole worms, hissed all my mystery lectures, and have been caught fighting a liar in the quad."


A memorandum is written not to inform the reader but to protect the writer.
Dean Acheson [attrib.] (1893-1971)
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in memoriam

To Francis R. Scobee. Michael J. Smith. Judith A. Resnik. Ellison S. Onizuka. Ronald E. McNair. Gregory B. Jarvis. Sharon Christa McAuliffe, lost on the Challenger 23 years ago today.

*raises glass*
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fo' shizzle, rifftrax

Thundercats: The Movie (sort of)

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Farscape art

Will Sliney has a blog. Will is the artist for the upcoming Farscape: Strange Detractors miniseries, and also the Cover B artist for Farscape: D'Argo's Lament. He's also a great guy.

He's also doing the covers for the special convention editions of the initial miniseries, the first of which I mentioned in this post.

Will posted the uncolored line art for the cover on his blog.

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