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Filk and Cookies

Today I came across an album called “Filk and Cookies”, by Vanessa Cardui, on Bandcamp. I can’t recall hearing of her before, though I’m so bad at remembering names that that doesn’t prove much. 103 more words


Crowdsourcing song identification

Some friends of mine are pulling together a project for crowdsourcing identification of a large collection of music clips. At least a couple of us are professional software developers, but I’m the one with the most free time right now, and it fits with my library background, so I’ve become lead developer. 346 more words


Dragon Con 2014 Is Right Around The Corner (And Coming Faster Than You Think!)

It’s that time of year again. We’ve endured the winter’s snow, ice, and traffic nightmares, we’ve survived the spring’s annual blessing of yellow rivers that drift lazily through the air, coating our homes, cars, and lungs with a carpet of pollen, and now we’ve finally reached the hot, sauna days of summer. 3,493 more words

Cosplay & Conventions

Monday Roundup, 6/9

But I’m A Cat Person
BICP Chibi Bouquet (chibis | just about everyone | worksafe)

Welcome to Night Vale(/His Dark Materials)
Night Vale: The Musical, tracks 8-16… 94 more words


ConCarolinas 2014, Part 1

Copyright 2014 by Paula S. Jordan

I’m starting off a pair of posts on ConCarolinas with photos and brief peaks at some of this year’s outstanding guests, performers, and panelists: 188 more words

Paula S. Jordan

Holodeck Follies - Copy Red Leader

Copy Red Leader

I love the Copy Red Leader‘s new CD, Crossing The Streams; I am not a reviewer so I am not going to pretend to have the air of impartiality. 255 more words

Holodeck Follies

The Alchemy of Fandom

Fandom grows up around all sorts of things. I have long argued that ‘geek’ (or whichever similar term you prefer) is a label that can be applied more widely than it is - it’s just that sports geeks, or fashion geeks, are somehow more accepted, even if some of us still don’t understand how you can be that into it. 536 more words

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