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Kristine Kathryn Rusch

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Notes from The Buffer Zone:  Life Goes On

Notes from The Buffer Zone: Uncertainty

These days, I never know what to expect. I trained as a historian, and always thought, I hope I never have to go through tough times like . . . whatever era I was studying. Secretly, though, I feared that I might. As I got older, I worried more and more about whatever...
Notes from The Buffer Zone:  Life Goes On

Notes from The Buffer Zone: Mike

I have put off writing this essay to the very last minute. Not because I don’t want to talk about Mike Resnick, and not because I have too little to say. I have put it off, because each time I write one of these memorials to Mike, his death becomes a little more...
Notes from The Buffer Zone:  Life Goes On

Notes from The Buffer Zone: Phone Home

Over the Thanksgiving weekend, Xfinity launched an ad that claims to be a sequel to the movie E.T. I suppose the commercial is a sequel of sorts, if you consider that it replicates all of the high points of the movie, with similar cute kids, and an adult Elliott. I...