The time has come to bring back the Dothraki haiku challenge. The Dothraki haiku challenge was a yearly competition amongst those who studied Dothraki a bit. Haikus seemed within the grasp of even elementary students, so it seemed like a fun thing to do. I’d post a new competition every year on my birthday, and… Continue reading Me Ray Jadi Save
Well, well, well! We had some mighty fine entries this time around. I had a hard time deciding on who the winners would be. Nevertheless, decided I have, so announce them I shall! I don’t have time for a big long post this time around, but I very much enjoyed reading all the entries, which… Continue reading Silent Crows
Looks like it’s my birthday again. I’ve had 35 of these things now and they show no signs of stopping. Bleh. So be it! For those who follow me elsewhere, you’ll know that the last year has brought some major changes and challenge. The short version: new house, new shows, new book, and new child.… Continue reading Asshekhqoyi Vezhvenagain!
Sasquan is coming up, and I’ll be there! Here is my schedule: We Won: How SF, Fantasy and Comics Have Taken Over TV Time/Place: Thursday, August 20, 5:00 p.m., Bays 111B Description: Not very long ago it was hard to find any SF on TV, let alone good SF. But today, every night has multiple… Continue reading Sasquan
UPDATE: It appears that all comments are being moderated, for some reason (it’s usually just new commenters that get moderated). I’m not sure why that’s happening, but I’m looking into it. As long as your comment gets into the moderation queue within a week that counts for the contest. Another year, and another season in… Continue reading Valahd?
New Bit of a Language
M’athchomaroon! We’re eight episodes into season 5 of Game of Thrones, and if you watched last night’s episode, you saw, among other things, a giant named Wun Wun—who spoke! For those wondering, yes, his utterances were linguistic (or were close, anyway), and, yes, I did create a language for the giants, though that’s all you’ll… Continue reading New Bit of a Language