Monthly Archives: October 2010

The Sum of All Fears

NOTE: This post is reference heavy. For those that feel that they may be missing something I have explained all the allusions here. Welcome back, dear reader, to the finale of our Samhain Celebrations. I have been honored to be … Continue reading

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Zombi(nacci)

They’re coming to get you, Barbara! -George A. Romero, Night of the Living Dead, 1968 Ah, you are back. You’re braver than you look, that’s good. You’ll need all the nerves you can muster here. You see, we’ve created a … Continue reading

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Infernal Integers

Through me you pass into the city of woe: Through me you pass into eternal pain: Through me among the people lost for aye. Justice the founder of my fabric mov’d: To rear me was the task of power divine, … Continue reading

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Vampire Numbers

UPDATE: I am quite honored to state that this post has been endorsed by the man who defined Vampire Numbers, Clifford A. Pickover: Musings on Vampire Numbers in mathematics. https://spherecow.wordpress.com/2010/10/27/vampire-numbers/ — Cliff Pickover (@pickover) October 29, 2010   Tremble ghouls … Continue reading

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Moobius Mooroboros

Inspired by John Barth’s Frame-Tale, and not being one to shy away from a good pun, I was seized by an idea for a nerdy craft project. Too much exposition will ruin it, so with apologies to Barth and the … Continue reading

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The Longest Shortest Story Ever Told

” ‘ ” ‘ ” ‘ ”       ” ‘ ” ‘ ” ‘ “ – John Barth, Menelaiad I began reading John Barth’s collection of short stories Lost in the Funhouse last night and upon finishing the author’s … Continue reading

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Hypatia Miscellanea

Author’s Note: This is the third and last of a series of posts. Though they can be read independently, they were written with this order in mind: The Rape of Cassandra, Mice on a Galley: A Review of Agora, Hypatia … Continue reading

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