On the blog: We potted herbs from communal and private gardens in Herbaceous, the next game in our A-Z game shelf play-through. https://meeplephd.com/2019/06/a-to-z-gaming-herbaceous/
An interview with Kwanchai Moriya, who's exploded onto the scene as an #artist for a lot of different #boardgames: his work runs from cartoony and fun to realistic, and his name on a box now merits a second look for me.
Enslaved, and then learning English, Greek, and Latin by the time she was 12? A force of nature.
Public Domain Review: Alphabet books and what they did with the letter X
It's time for @email@example.com to grow up and go beyond what I can do as one person. This has taken a lot of thought over the course of this year; here's the factors driving it, the path forward and what it means for the future. Here's Project Svalbard: https://www.troyhunt.com/project-svalbard-the-future-of-have-i-been-pwned/
From the #Balticon #skeptic track: "Evaluating Fringe and #Pseudoscience Ideas in #Paleontology" (49min) is an entertaining survey of things like the "aquatic ape" hypothesis of human origins, a science writer who argues all #dinosaurs were aquatic, Triassic hyper-intelligent "krakens", and more.
Next, "The Scandalous Canon", on the 14 stories that involve a scandal, and Holmes' attitude toward scandals. #sherlockholmes
Next, "A Pioneer and A Fusilier: The Case of the Converging Commissions", speculating on the histories of Watson and Col. Sebastian Moran. #sherlockholmes
Lunch. More door prizes. The next talk is "A Day in the Life of Basil Rathbone". #sherlockholmes
Door prizes! And now, "The Victorian Obsession with Dinosaurs and ACD's The Lost World" #sherlockholmes
After the traditional filk song (commemorating the end of Elementary, to the tune of "My Way"), the next talk is a comparison of Doyle and Bram Stoker. #sherlockholmes
After the morning break: "Watson's Hidden Diagnosis", by a well-known Sherlockian, Bob Katz. #sherlockholmes
Next: Sickness, Sexuality, and Subtext in "The Blanched Soldier". #sherlockholmes
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