The book I read suddenly had an alternate history

I just finished reading a military science fiction book that takes place a few hundred years in the future in a setting much like an updated CoDominium with the Chinese as a third power. There is a reference just over ¾ of the way through to the first man on the moon - Virgil Grissom in 1967. » 9/20/14 8:27pm Yesterday 8:27pm

Seth Godin: "What everyone reads"

Marketing pundit Seth Godin elucidated something that's been on my mind for a while now: that we're now living in a culture with less and less shared experience, in which all media is part of a long tail, for which there is less and less moderation, and in which people are increasingly less likely to do the work to… » 9/20/14 5:35pm Yesterday 5:35pm

The Grand Dream: An Ode to the Imagination of Chrono Trigger

It's Saturday morning, and I call Brian's name. He's asleep on the lower half of our cold, metal bunk bed that Mom purchased out of a catalog. He murmurs something like a growl, but I don't ask for clarification. I bolt down the ladder, race barefoot across the hardwood floor and down into the basement where hints of… » 9/20/14 9:00am Yesterday 9:00am