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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: 1520 (4 days since last diary on Mon May 18, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT)

Comments posted: 9520 (4 days since last comment on Tue May 19, 2015 at 03:07 PM PDT)

Diary frequency: frequent

Comment frequency: frequent

Total Recommends: 54659

Total Comment Ratings: 44358

Most Recommended Diary: Eulogy, 403 comments, 964 recommends

People Following Mark Sumner: 671

Mark Sumner's Most Recent Diaries:

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 226 comments on Mon May 18, 2015 at 10:17 PM PDT with 42 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
You'll have to excuse me. I'm skipping every pundit who chose to spend their column inches this Sunday talking about "Deflategate." Because... 1) there's already commentary on the sports page, and 2)
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 103 comments on Sun May 10, 2015 at 04:00 AM PDT with 82 Recommends
Nicholas Kristof reminds us that the structure of our economy is not an inevitable outcome. It's a choice. The eruptions in Baltimore have been tied, in complex ways, to frustrations ...
by Mark Sumner
Comment Count 116 comments on Sun May 03, 2015 at 04:00 AM PDT with 79 Recommends

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