Weekend Reading CXCV

by uber

A Warm Greeting on St Pattddy’s Day to you all.
It’s certainly more of an occasion here than I feel it was back home.
The memorabilia is even more pervasive.

A Pickpocket’s Tale

So much goes on below our perception.


What Defines a Coffee’s Terroir?

Just when I manage to convince myself that the difference in coffee beans is all in my head, I drink something that’s noticeable better or different, and am all aflutter again.


The Complicated Friendship Of H. P. Lovecraft And Robert Barlow, One Of His Biggest Fans

The 80th anniversary of Lovecraft’s death passed this week. I am unsure how to separate his cultural impact from the influence of the RPG as Nerd Culture became mainstream.