Frankly, Mr. Shankly

Oh, to be at South By Southwest. Oh, not to have been a moron for not planning my book tour to go through Austin. Oh, to stop starting sentences with the “Oh,” construction.

My Time Out New York Q+A with Paul Giamatti is up. Check it out, suckers! Ditto this interview I did with the excellent Minnesota Public Radio station The Current yesterday.

Finally, I loved this tribute in The New York Times to D&D creator and Monster Manual writer Gary Gygax, who died last week. The accompanying diagram by Sam Potts (who also happens to be the guy who designed my book jacket and that of Mr. John Hodgman) is about the best thing to ever appear in The New York Times.

Verizon Webmail is the worst goddamn thing in the world.