Looking Back at the Future

Inside the head of science fiction writer and critic Derek Austin Johnson.
Dawn at the Alamo.

Dawn at the Alamo.

Capitol dome.

Capitol dome.

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cazadordementes:

Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera at the Casa Azul (x)

SuFrida Kahlo y Diego Cieguera, grandes mugralistas Mexicanos.

*Nice blue house Frida had.  I’ve been there.  You should see the endless streams of well-educated, artsy foreign women who truck through that joint.

(Source: puyols)

'He asked, “What makes a man a writer?' 'Well,' I said, 'it's simple. You either get it down on paper, or jump off a bridge.'

—Charles Bukowski (via wordpainting)

The circus is in town.

The circus is in town.

The US Navy believes it has finally worked out the solution to a problem that has intrigued scientists for decades: how to take seawater and use it as fuel. The development of a liquid hydrocarbon fuel is being hailed as “a game-changer” because it would signficantly shorten the supply chain, a weak link that makes any force easier to attack. The US has a fleet of 15 military oil tankers, and only aircraft carriers and some submarines are equipped with nuclear propulsion. Vice Admiral Philip Cullom declared: “It’s a huge milestone for us.”

The US Navy believes it has finally worked out the solution to a problem that has intrigued scientists for decades: how to take seawater and use it as fuel. The development of a liquid hydrocarbon fuel is being hailed as “a game-changer” because it would signficantly shorten the supply chain, a weak link that makes any force easier to attack. The US has a fleet of 15 military oil tankers, and only aircraft carriers and some submarines are equipped with nuclear propulsion. Vice Admiral Philip Cullom declared: “It’s a huge milestone for us.”

Dinner. Chicken with lemon pepper and curry oil and sautéed fresh brussel sprouts.

Dinner. Chicken with lemon pepper and curry oil and sautéed fresh brussel sprouts.