Last week, we mentioned that we were making some changes in the Monkey Queen paperbacks. They've been made; all four paperbacks are now printed on white paper. Also, we've cut the price on the paperback for Under The Stars Of Faerie to $9.99, and on the Of Introductions And Abductions paperback to $8.99. If you can't get the Monkey Queen paperbacks where you live, or you'd like a signed (and maybe personalized!) copy, let me know.
So who's watching the new season of Face Off? I generally avoid reality competition shows like the plague, but a friend recommended this to me and I'm glad she did. I love the visual imagination the contestants show off, and the fact that they aren't openly sparring and sniping, but rooting for each other and trying to do their best work. (And I'm rooting hard for Missy and Meg so far!) If you don't have cable, you can watch full episodes on the SyFy (I still hate that name) web site.
And finally, if for some reason you didn't see it elsewhere, here's that amazing tribute video by animator Dono to the work of Miyazaki: