Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a San Francisco Thursday

shadowhelm with her 15 Step Program for Good Writing Habits — Some good, clear advice here. (Thanks to lt260.)

rosefox at PW interviews Irene Gallo about my book covers

Credit crisis blamed for rising number of adulterous wives — Weird stuff. (Thanks to danjite.)

Giant penis man needs ‘re-chalkers’ — I hate it when that happens to me. (Thanks to danjite.)

Flash toy — A really cool animated spider. Well, cool if you’re not arachnaphobic… (Thanks to yourbob.)

Essential stemness — More thinking about the biological mechanisms of ageing. (Thanks to lt260.)

A Strategy for Coping with Climate Change — “Amid rising seas, a California modeling effort recommends abandoning land tracts in the Sacramento Delta.” Wow, I can pretty much figure the property rights conservatives going apeshit over this. I guess it’s not welfare if the government is spending taxpayer’s money help you keep your land, instead of, say, feeding your kids.

WaPo calls bullshit on McCain’s campaign ads — When even the Washington Post tells a Karl Rove Republican they’re full of shit, they are really full of shit. Talk about McCain losing his base.

Time in saddle: n/a (45 minute urban walk this morning)
Last night’s weigh-out: n/a
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl

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