Dispatch from the Razor's Edge, the Blog of Michael Stephen Fuchs
2008.08.04 : Non-Stop Fun! (Pt 2!)

XKCD is the best web comic in the universe – most especially if you're a computer geek, or a math geek, or a romance geek. It's also the most bizarre. That's all I have to say about that, by way of introduction to a selection of a very few of my personal favourites. (Oh, I'll add one thing: I was introduced to XKCD, as I was to the GI Joe PSAs, by Josh "Skeet" Schroeder. Interesting theme, there: funny, bizarre, and Skeet. Thanks, Skeet!)



Centrifugal Force


Cat Proximity

Regular Expressions

Cd Tray Fight



Search History






Exploits Of A Mom


Post Office Showdown


Duty Calls


Important Life Lesson

Restraining Order

Zealous Autoconfig

Forks And Spoons

Bad Timing

Things Fall Apart


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Fuchs is the author of the novels The Manuscript and Pandora's Sisters, both published worldwide by Macmillan in hardback, paperback and all e-book formats (and in translation); the D-Boys series of high-tech, high-concept, spec-ops military adventure novels – D-Boys, Counter-Assault, and Close Quarters Battle (coming in 2016); and is co-author, with Glynn James, of the bestselling Arisen series of special-operations military ZA novels. The second nicest thing anyone has ever said about his work was: "Fuchs seems to operate on the narrative principle of 'when in doubt put in a firefight'." (Kirkus Reviews, more here.)

Fuchs was born in New York; schooled in Virginia (UVa); and later emigrated to the San Francisco Bay Area, where he lived through the dot-com boom. Subsequently he decamped for an extended period of tramping before finally rocking up in London, where he now makes his home. He does a lot of travel blogging, most recently of some very  long  walks around the British Isles. He's been writing and developing for the web since 1994 and shows no particularly hopeful signs of stopping.

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