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 Review at the B&NR July 24, 2014
    I take a look at Paul Park's new novel:
  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE July 19, 2014
    I look at a pair of good story collections:
  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE July 16, 2014
    I look at some essays on SF:
  • New Review at LOCUS ONLINE July 14, 2014
    The short stories of KJ Parker, examined:
  • DiFi Interview at Tor.Com July 12, 2014
    A mini-interview with me:
  • Me at HuffPo July 11, 2014
    I have a little essay on steampunk at HuffPo:

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:

  • Fading Email
    A new email service allows you to send emails that fade away seconds after the recipient opens them. Though I assume, of course, that the NSA will still have a full, permanent record of it all. Available at
  • Giant Golf Bag at Miniature Golf Course
    Original article here.
  • Urn for the Frugal
    Archie McPhee via ohgizmo
  • This Land Is Mine
    This Land Is Mine from Nina Paley on Vimeo. So very very timely......
  • Fighting Ministers
    Episcopal ministers participating in role-playing exercises in order to learn how to be more assertive and not always be "knuckling under to overbearing parish members." Here they're participating in the hostility exercise, acting out how an argumentative church group might behave. Source: Life - May 19, 1958
  • A Snort History
    The takeaway message? Drinking and driving is an eternal fun recreation of humanity, encoded in the genome of the species, and will never cease.