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How do you write "science fiction" in katakana?

I ask because I’m about to compose a diary entry in Japanese about my hobbies, as part of my class. Which will further delay me from blogging, as one might imagine. Other things which have kept me from blogging include this: Yes. That’s right. Trent Reznor sang one of my favourite songs at a recent NIN show. And I was…

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My heart. It's in pieces.

NIN: The Fragile live from on stage, Adelaide 2.28.09 [HD] from Nine Inch Nails on Vimeo. This is one of my favourite songs. Mr. Reznor rarely performs it. It was the title track of my favourite record, but never became a single. I have always wanted to see it live. I love the Internet. I love NIN’s new stance to…

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So not cool.

Last Christmas, I made the foolish mistake of packing my Deluxe Edition copy of The Downward Spiral on a trip. It was stolen, along with two other CD’s: another NIN, and a Yoko Kanno — both vexing losses, but the loss of DEDS was especially sad because it was a birthday gift from Troy, who always gives the best. (Oh,…

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Winter is melting outside my window.

Please enjoy, courtesy of Mr. Trent Reznor: In other news, humans are savage beasts, I’m an O, and I have just finished a re-write of a story called “Off-track Betting,” now with 100% more science, pathos, and pinyin.