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Beer can burgers

June 13, 2015 - 06:21 -- Admin

I dips me lid to Guru Bob for this link to the BBQ Pit Boys beer can burger instructional video. I especially like it because whether you live in northern climes or south, it is a recipe for all.

A secret history of the SEALs

June 11, 2015 - 16:54 -- Admin

NYT has a long feature looking at the rise of the US Navy's SEALs since 9/11, and in particular SEAL Team 6. In a process that was mirrored for Australia's SAS and Commando Regiment, they were flooded with money and missions, but often ended up taking on meaningless low level operations that could have been done by infantry, cops or spies.

Suvudu interview

June 11, 2015 - 09:45 -- Admin

I've been doing a couple of these for the release of the books in the US and UK. It can be a challenge not answering the same question the same way every time. But each one usually throws a couple of interesting new ones at me.

This interview, with Suvudu, Random Penguin's own in house genre site, touched on the editing process.

One song playlist

June 9, 2015 - 13:15 -- Admin

I asked Twitter to give me one song they put on a playlist if that playlist was only one song long.

Here is that list. It'll take hours to add to Rdio or Spotify but I'll do it as a side project over the next few weeks.


eBook update

June 1, 2015 - 21:02 -- Admin

Got five submissions to The Oral History of the Monster Wars so far and they"re looking pretty good. Gonna have to knuckle down and write my own soon enough. Before then, however, I"m busy on the first draft of A Protocol for Monsters - the Scooby Gang book which lets us see Emergence from a point of view other than Dave"s.