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Author. 2 SF novels, 50+ sh. stories, most in Analog, forced to Kindle. Live on island. Married to herbalist, we do wildlife rehab. Old Geek, jack of all trades. Malcontent. Books on Kindle: FESTAVEL, ZERO DAY BABY, Blood and Bread, and NAKED HUNCH.

Real Name: Stephen L. Burns

Gender: male

Diaries published: 18 (40 days since last diary on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 06:43 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 61 (7 days since last comment on Sun Apr 26, 2015 at 06:27 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: often

Comment frequency: often

Total Recommends: 437

Total Comment Ratings: 0

Most Recommended Diary: Requiem for Radio Shack, 190 comments, 128 recommends

People Following malapert: 5

malapert's Most Recent Diaries:

It would seem a majority of people who do not admire Ted Cruz as much as Ted Cruz does agree that his Presidential bid is at best an ego-driven publicity grab, at worst an out and out scam. So ...
by malapert
Comment Count 18 comments on Tue Mar 24, 2015 at 06:43 PM PDT with 6 Recommends
MR. PRATCHETT? YOU PROBABLY KNOW WHY I'M HERE. That's our old friend Death, a beloved character in several of Terry Pratchett's novels. When death came for Terry Pratchett I hope it was his Death, ...
by malapert
Comment Count 20 comments on Thu Mar 12, 2015 at 07:06 PM PDT with 60 Recommends
The anniversary of the events at the Pettus bridge has been mostly moving, with stirring remarks from John Lewis, President Obama, and others. Even the old and new coverage by Bill Plante for CBS ...
by malapert
Comment Count 2 comments on Sun Mar 08, 2015 at 06:12 PM PDT with 1 Recommend
Senator Tom Coburn's magnificent and unassailable disproval of so-called 'climate change' or 'global warming' by finding a snowball in winter was actually but one of a breathtaking portfolio of ...
by malapert
Comment Count 10 comments on Sun Mar 01, 2015 at 06:39 PM PST with 12 Recommends
The death--or at least lapsing into a zombie state--of Radio Shack has become something of a punchline in the media; treated with snickering mock anguish like the bankruptcy of the last buggy whip ...
by malapert
Comment Count 190 comments on Mon Feb 09, 2015 at 06:18 PM PST with 128 Recommends
Today, February third, House Republicans stiffened their spines--at least--in an historic 56th act of mutual masturbation over the Affordable Care Act. This peculiar recurring public self-...
by malapert
Comment Count 2 comments on Tue Feb 03, 2015 at 06:11 PM PST with 1 Recommend

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