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Atomic Anxiety: 1,000 Posts Young

This is an historic post, as it is the 1,000th post in the history of Atomic Anxiety. It seems nearly impossible to me that the site has reached this milestone. I’ve had blogs prior to Atomic Anxiety (The Fret, Planet Killer, Bring the Crazy) and none of them lasted all that long. The Fret was…

Atomic Anxiety on Twitter

We’re now on Twitter. By which I mean, I’m now on Twitter. If you’re interested in following, I’m at @mark_bousquet. I won’t just be talking about Doctor Who and Twin Peaks and movies, but anything and everything. Except politics. I really don’t like talking about politics. Whales, though. I’m big on whales.

Introducing TRAVELS WITH DARWIN

Since the infrequent travel posts are, well, infrequent, I’ve moved them over to a new blog, called TRAVELS WITH DARWIN. I named it after my dog because he’s much more adorable than I am. the first all-new, all-original post is up: DARWIN AND THE IMPOSSIBLE RABBIT, PART ONE: INDIANA COTTONTAILS IN THE SNOW. Come on…

Happy Birthday to Us: Atomic Anxiety Turns 1 Year Old

One year ago today, I started Atomic Anxiety because, well, because I’m always writing and always looking for new outlets, I suppose. The first post was basically a test post about some grey whales that were spotted in the Mediterranean and in those early days the blog was a catch all of whatever I wanted…

BROKEN LITTLE GIRLS: How a Story Explodes On You

This is how a story can explode on you. I like to write a new short story every Christmas. Being stuck away from the family for a holiday generally sucks – the only good part is not participating in all that ridiculous holiday travel – but it usually produces a benefit of a burst of…

Angry Villagers at the Gates of the Blogosphere?

I have been writing this blog since May 16, 2010. On that first day, I published an older post I’d written about the end of the New England Patriots Dynasty, a missive on LeBron James’ playoff failings, and quick-hitter about a grey whale being spotted in the Mediterranean, which is, believe it or not, a…