I guess that "Final Experiment" didn't work out, huh?

 
He should get a hat or something...A few weeks ago I was returning home from a flight. Since I got off the plane, I only had two things in mind: To drown myself in Cherry Coke, and watch Red Dwarf. After coaxing my aging but free television into operation, I briefly flipped to the Sci-Fi Channel. I knew they were broadcasting series three of the new Dr. Who series, and I was curious to see if it was any good.I managed to catch the trailing 15 minutes of Daleks in Manhattan. I was excited to see...

Purple and Black

 
I found myself earlier this evening lamenting about book. You see, last week I had the fortune of taking the most beautiful hardcover I own with me on a business trip. It was not skillfully crafted or delicately ornate. It was, like so many in my collection, of machine construction. Nevertheless, I found this one particularly delightful for its simple composition.The cover was two toned. Purple on each side, tooled with a subtle diamond pattern. The binding was a woven black that buzzed when you ran...