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The Flappy Bird story is crazy and there must be more to it than meets the eye.
Friday Night Lights reunion! Crucifictorious!
Your odds of being killed by an asteroid are about the same as your odds of being killed by a firework or flood.
The problem with bad writers is that they don't know they are bad. Yeah, ok, this is all true, it absolutely is, and of more things than writing. But it's only true up to a point, but the problem with publishers and producers is often that they aren't prepared to take a risk on things which are good but which don't conform to their pre-existing ideas of what will sell.
I love this rant about David Cameron saying, 'We're a wealthy country, money's no object,' when the Thames Valley gets flooded, but not under lots of other circumstances.