Paul's collaborative writing on the web

The Inferior 4+1 is a Livejournal community maintained by Paul, lizhand, Paul Witcover, lucius-t and ljgoldstein.

Recent posts:

  • New DiFi Interview January 28, 2015
    I answer a few questions about my experiences in Italy.
  • New Review at the B&NR January 28, 2015
    I look at a debut SF novel involving talking cats:
  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE January 21, 2015
    A look at Moorcock's new novel:
  • New Review at the B&NR January 21, 2015
    I look at a great new slipstream novel:
  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE January 16, 2015
    In the mood for some good urban fantasy?
  • New ON BOOKS Column January 15, 2015
    My new column at ASIMOV'S.

The Weird Universe explores a human and natural cosmos that is not only stranger than we imagine, but stranger than we can imagine. The usual suspects are Paul Di Filippo; Alex Boese, curator of the Museum of Hoaxes; and Chuck Shepherd, purveyor of News of the Weird.

Recent posts:

  • Bait And Switch
    A South Dakota couple discovered a mountain lion in their trap that was meant for foxes. She, the mountain lion, was very unhappy and the man was very brave while letting her out. Video at the link.
  • Electrocutes then drowns rodents
    When it's not enough to kill a mouse just once. Source: Popular Electricity, Nov 1911.
  • Mt. Rainier Practical Joke
    A most excellent prank. Original article here.
  • Old Ink
    Tattoos go back a long way. This is evidenced by an archaeological find from 1991 in the Italian Alps. Scientist have been cataloging the mummified corpse's tattoos since it was found. The current count is 61 on the 5,300 year old ice man. That's some really old ink.
  • Good Aim
    This video has started doing the rounds on social media. A demonstration of the art of precision tree dropping.
  • Head Box
    Head Box from Jake Kavanagh on Vimeo.