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Mark Sumner is the author of the nonfiction work "The Evolution of Everything" as well as several novels including "Devil's Tower."

Real Name: Mark Sumner

Groups: DK GreenRoots, Daily Kos, Saturday Evening Geek Out, Gadget Land, Science Matters, Republicans are Wrong, Backyard Science, Meta Groupies, MIT Climate CoLab Proposal, BillStarter, Friday Night Fiction

Twitter: devilstower

Diaries published: 1522 (2 days since last diary on Tue May 26, 2015 at 12:28 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 9530 (1 day since last comment on Wed May 27, 2015 at 02:23 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 54824

Total Comment Ratings: 44358

Most Recommended Diary: Eulogy, 403 comments, 964 recommends

People Following Mark Sumner: 676

Mark Sumner's Most Recent Diaries:

Hast thou tried Head and Shoulders? Winter is coming. Remember that saying? Sure, it's floating on all those (now a bit sad looking) Stark banners, but it's also a big, honking, important theme ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 132 comments on Tue May 26, 2015 at 12:28 PM PDT with 45 Recommends
A wild boar and domestic pigs from Darwin's The Variation of Animals and Plants under Domestication In 2001, Michael Pollan authored a fine popular science book called ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 80 comments on Sat May 23, 2015 at 07:00 PM PDT with 126 Recommends
I'm not opposed to violence in entertainment. While I certainly don't desire any violence in my own life—or in anyone else's really—violence is part of the classic formula for drama. Whether it'
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 227 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT with 43 Recommends
Religious Groups vs. Environment and Evolution from Josh Rosenau at NCSE Last year, Tobin Grant at ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 12 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 01:19 PM PDT with 21 Recommends
Watson, I have deduced Jeb Bush's actual answer! Paul Krugman recaps how John Ellis Bush has waffled the nation toward a discussion we need to hold. Jeb Bush definitely did us a favor: in his ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 152 comments on Sun May 17, 2015 at 04:00 AM PDT with 100 Recommends
As Game of Thrones , the television show, has drifted away from A Song of Fire and Ice , the series of books, I've grown worried. Sometimes the departure from the books has been of the gentle, ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 78 comments on Tue May 12, 2015 at 11:12 AM PDT with 40 Recommends

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