@jfruh In response to critics of the emergency measures, Detroit City Councilman ED-209 remarked "I AM NOW AUTHORIZED TO USE PHYSICAL FORCE".
Awl v. TechCrunch? That's grade-A beef.
@LondonLee Right? And as essentially a cadaver with some computers and pistons and shit in it he was OCP's property.
@Werner Hedgehog And natural satellite-baiting.
Yeah, well The Awl gets shit tons of traffic from bear-baiting so who are you to accuse?
@stuffisthings What about the *constant* meetings with his Union rep he must no doubt have? The contract probably doesn't include a lot of language related to lubricants and exoskeleton detailing.
I'd buy that for a dollar.
They should have a TV show for this kind of stuff and call it America's Funniest Home Vines, or AFHV for short.
The 'spacesuits and babes' aspect of science fiction is a reflection of its pulpier roots. Yeah, you don't need either for a serious science fiction story, but fulfilling the historical expectations of your audience is crucial to any genre.
@wallsdonotfall "Dear Polly -
I deserve to have an affair because:
Do I deserve to have an affair?