Hello Cruel World
Wednesday, July 28, 2004
Web Genesis

World Wide Web

The WorldWideWeb (W3) is a wide-area href="http://www.w3.org/History/19921103-hypertext/hypertext/WWW/WhatIs.html
">hypermedia information retrieval initiative aiming to give universal
access to a large universe of documents.

Everything there is online about W3 is linked directly or
indirectly to this document ...

That last bit is a kinda cosmic recognition. But then, you can almost say
the same thing about roads: "The road goes ever on and on, down from the
door where it began"
Certainly it applies within continental
masses, like Eurasia-Africa, the Americas & Australia.

Going Home Again by Howard Waldrop; Review by Greg L Johnson

Going Home Again is Howard Waldrop's fourth short
story collection. It contains nine stories published from 1992 to 1998. Not
only are they the best stories Waldrop has written over that time span, they
are pretty much the only stories he has written, along with continuing work
on two novels, one already 26 years in the making. As he observes in the
introduction, "This is not the way to make lots of money." It is, however,
the way to write many-layered stories that reward the reader willing to pay
attention to every word that appears on the page ...

One of the best things about science fiction is that it often provides a
home for writers that just don't fit in anywhere else ... Howard Waldrop is
another singularly individual writer who writes complex, beautiful short
stories, many of which reveal alternate histories of a truly unique nature

Words & Music. Words & Deeds
You probably need to hear this. ( href="http://www.shoutfactory.com/av/common_people.wma">http://www.shoutfact
ory.com/av/common_people.wma ). You may not think you need to hear it,
but I'm afraid you do. Resistance is futile. (Who do you think is the vocal

Alternatively, href="http://aviola.com/the_sad_song.html">http://aviola.com/the_sad_song.ht
ml - with video (may be overloaded) -- or explore other (p)arts at
aviola.com ( or try from this page: href="http://fredo.em411.com/show/release/2430">http://fredo.em411.com/show/
release/2430 , which links to the MP3 at href="http://fredo.em411.com/download/release/2430/fredo_em411_com_the_sad_s

... and for dedication to the cause of freedom from censorship (compare
9/11F banned by ADF stories) see href="http://newsarama.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16088">http://n
ewsarama.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16088 re David
David's fundraising efforts ("PETER DAVID & THE PINIS' SDCC INK ADVENTURE"-
with pix) or the same story at href="http://www.newsarama.com/forums/showthread.php?s=&threadid=16047">
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