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Why is my blog called Inhuman Swill? Because you can unscramble the pieces to make William Shunn.
            

Bill in front of Dinosaur BBQ, NYC
Oh, beef! Why must you be so irresistible, yet so heavy in the belly? Why must a dry rub accentuate your smoky, mouth-watering flavors so? Why must you go well with bourbon and black porter? Why must you always toy with my affections? Beef, I hate myself for loving you!

Yes, last night Laura and I joined our friends Lisa and Joy for an excursion to Harlem for a bacchanal at Dinosaur BBQ. Lisa has posted details and more photos from the sinful evening, but I must add that I have long heard Dinosaur's praises sung by friends from upstate, where it originated, but never in my life did I imagine the reality could live up to the hype. We are fortunate indeed that Dinosaur BBQ has graced our fair city with its presence.

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If I could have just one cover blurb for Inclination the novel (no, don't get excited, this doesn't mean it's sold), it would be:

"Get your ticket to that wheel in space while there's time!"  —Donald Fagen
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Creative accounting

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If I were to triple-space my novel manuscript so far, I would probably have 200 pages.

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ShunnCast #10

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Epidode #10 of "ShunnCast" is now available, in which I talk about and then read an excerpt from my novella "Inclination," which is on newsstands TODAY in the April/May 2006 issue of Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine.

http://www.shunn.net/podcast?id=10

See also [info]shunncast.

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Another reader of Science Fiction Weekly has plenty to say about C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America, without ever having seen it.

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Syndicate me, baby

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News! The RSS feed for my podcast, "William Shunn's ShunnCast" is now available as a syndicated feed you can add to your friends list:

[info]shunncast

Episode #10 goes live Monday evening or Tuesday morning, so subscribe now, here if you're an LJ user or there if you're not. I'll be reading an excerpt from my new Asimov's novella "Inclination" in that episode, but there's exciting stuff ahead too, especially if you've been waiting impatiently for my memoir. (Say no more, say no more!) And you can catch up on all the past episodes here.

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Science vs. Norse mythology

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Of the Mos Def character in 16 Blocks, you wrote: "Eddie has the kind of voice that makes fingernails on a blackboard sound like Kenny G." What are we to make of this comparison, given that Kenny G. already sounds like fingernails on a blackboard?

William Shunn
Queens, NY

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My name is Ahmed Abdalla, Director and Board Member,Transparency International ,Kenya. I got your email address from the web directory so I decided to contact you.

Oh, right, that pesky web directory. I keep meaning to get unlisted from that, but I always forget. It keeps getting stolen from my front porch.

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Virginia's not for laughers

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A reader of Science Fiction Weekly is not amused by the very idea of C.S.A.: The Confederate States of America and other "disinformation" of its ilk.

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