love your job

some people hate their careers, all their lives. maybe you know somebody like that. i do. which is sort of scary when you’re trying to figure out what your job is gonna be for the rest of your life. but then i think about a few people who figured out … Continue reading

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really, really mad max

um…guys?     who’s seen the mel gibson one? who thinks the new mad max amps it up, like, a billion percent? who’s gonna be the first in line? *raises hand* also, what’s tom hardy’s deal?   maybe he’s just shy. Loop Start playing when buffered ( Only Notify ) … Continue reading

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people, you have 9 days to name the features on pluto

nine days.* that’s all the time you’ve got until the balloting closes, to NAME THE LAND FEATURES ON PLUTO. the planet, not the dog. three ballots: one for literary names, one for historical names, and one for mythological names. and an extra one for kids–tell your little brothers and sisters. … Continue reading

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rethink, replan, redo

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alrighty, peeps. we’re gonna spiff up this website. but it’ll take awhile. in the next few months we’ll undergo a redesign for the brand-new improved lishacauthen.com site. new theme. new focus. new topics.   you WILL be entertained.

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making sure the good guys win

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dammit dammit dammit. can’t tell you how much this boston bomber thing eats at my effin’ gizzard. pretty sick of people blowing people up because they’re–what? making a political statement? a religious one? or maybe they’re just plain jealous? how about evil. can we call “evil” when we see it? … Continue reading

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less than three conference–lots of cool authors, and cool peeps

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okay, guys. something nifty this way comes. you know heather brewer: the chronicles of vladimir tod, the slayer chronicles and the brand spankin’ new legacy of tril series. she’s just announced this cool meet-up called the “less than three conference”. named after this doohickey: <3 no, it’s not some sticky … Continue reading

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meeting heroes. kinda.

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know this guy? brisco county jr., evil dead. yeah, bruce campbell. THAT guy. well, my daughter went to a comicon and saw him. and he was everything you could want–polite, entertaining, witty, patient and appreciative of his fans. cool, huh? who woulda thought, considering the kind of parts he plays … Continue reading

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how to win

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  so i read this book about creativity, called imagine, by jonah lehrer. mostly interesting, if you wanna read it. creativity isn’t just for artists and musicians, you know. whenever you have to solve a problem, you have to get creative.   listen close–i’ll tell you the most important secret … Continue reading

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is there a meme for this?

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i may have taken august off. don’t judge me. like you’ve never totally lost a month of your life. of course, you didn’t really lose that month, you just didn’t spend it where everybody else wanted you to spend it. not gonna lie, it was irresponsible and unprofessional to leave … Continue reading

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an arm or your life

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you know about this guy, right? had his damn arm chewed off by an alligator when he went swimming. hell. he and his friends were aware of alligators in the water. they went swimming there all the time, but they’d been taught how to avoid the things. usually. this time, … Continue reading

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