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Jay Lake
Date: 2008-12-10 05:21
Subject: [links] Link salad metastatizes
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Another Green ARC contest [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ] — Skip over there and tell me in comments why you should win a copy. Voting poll next week.

Publishers Weekly profile of kenscholes — Written by yours truly. (One of my recent Sekrit Projekts.)

Charlie Stross on one-star Amazon reviews — Hahahahah.

charles_tan on blogging in the spec fic community

scalzi on the history of emo — "No, really."

The LJ comment thread on my vasectomy post is pretty damned funny — This may be a case of the obvious striking twice, but TMI warning. Or as leahbobet puts it, a Lakism ahead.

lillypond took this marvelous photo of the_child

Somali Pirates to acquire Citigroup — Hahahah. (Thanks to Scrivener's Error.)

Asteroid Impacts Gave Crucial Spark to Early Life — I for one think "Late Heavy Bombardment" would be a great name for a rock band. Cool article, too.

Hidden Travels of the Atomic Bomb — Fascinating article on the realities of nuclear proliferation.

Race and the original Oregon constitution — Some shameful history of my adoptive state. (Thanks to danjite.)

As Markets Waver, Treasury Yield Turns Negative — Your Bush Depression, looming ever larger. Look! Over there! A liberal menace!

?otD: What is Avagadro's Number in Roman numerals?

Body movement: 40 minute stationary bike ride
This morning's weigh-in: 219.4
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville

Originally published at jlake.com.

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User: lordofallfools
Date: 2008-12-10 15:42 (UTC)
Subject: Charles Tan
Jay's original link goes to the top of Tan's blogspot-- here's the link to the essay he mentions:

Blogging in Speculative fiction
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Jay Lake
User: jaylake
Date: 2008-12-10 15:52 (UTC)
Subject: Re: Charles Tan
Oops! Have fixed, thank you.
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User: martianmooncrab
Date: 2008-12-10 18:24 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I grew up in Oregon, and it was my understanding that when Oregon entered the Union as a Free State, it was meant to be Free of anyone who isnt white, subsequently, the settlers then tried to excise the natives at that point.
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