December 2nd, 2007

SSuiseiseki

Not sure I like this...

Six Apart bought by Russian media company. Press release here, along with a bunch of halfwitted comments. Given the way things have been going in Russia since Vladimir Putin became General Secretary of the CPSUPresident, I suspect people aren't going to like the way the new ownership deals with criticism or slash. Russians tend to be awfully prudish folks. Well, we'll see what happens.

I spent most of the day fiddling with my alt.
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Tomorrow, with any luck, I'll finally get paid. Even if I do, there will be words about this shit. In the meantime, I'm into the second volume of Churchill's History of the English-Speaking People, which starts with the Tudors - Henry VIII, his father, and his daughter for whom the current Queen is named. Everyone remembers that he was an awesome speaker; not so many people remember that he could write with just as much skill.