January 5th, 2010

Fly, Colton, Fly - teenag bandit has even taught himself how to fly stolen planes

One state to the north of us, teenager Colton Harris-Moore has been staging a one-man crime wave that has captured the public’s imagination. Time magazine says, “He is suspected of having committed nearly 100 burglaries in Washington, Idaho and Canada. Police allege that he graduated from bikes to cars, then to speedboats. Lately, he is suspected of stealing three small aircraft — all the more impressive given that he has never taken a single flying lesson.”

Read more about this daredevil here.



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I take it all back! I love Kirkus!

I just want to go on record that I might have mispoken about Kirkus. If I said their reviews tended to be cranky, what I meant was that they were searingly insightful. And that whole thing about them calling me "he" on second reference? Maybe I should look into a sex change to make sure I correspond to the facts. Because it looks like Kirkus is back.

[David Lubar will probably hold some kind of reverse funeral...]



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