James Gurney quoting dioramist James Perry Wilson — Another one of Gurney's fascinating posts on art and illustration, which I find highly applicable to the processes of fiction.
100 cereal box covers — The wallpaper of our childhoods, at least those of us who grew up around supermarkets — e.g., not me. (Snurched from Found in Mom's Basement.)
Building a 1:1 scale model of a spaceship — (Snurched from Dark Roasted Blend.)
The science of fiction — ...for the first time in history there is now scientific evidence that reading fiction really does have psychological benefits. (Thanks to gauroth.)
SMS: Save my language... — Language geekery by way of text messaging. Interesting confluence of culture and technology. (Thanks to brendacooper.)
Israeli PM Ehud Olmert Claims to be Able to Order Bush Around — Interesting stuff, if true. The fact that the claim even seems credible is a tragic comment on the Bush administration. Admittedly, one tragic comment in a thundering chorus of Republican tragedy, but still...
Countries that will miss George Bush — They forgot Palin's "real America" on this list. Which is to say, the part of America that thinks economic collapse is a good thing so long as taxes go down, that torture is a patriotic value which strengthens our national character, and that the only amendment which matters is the Second.
?otD: What's that you say, Mrs. Robinson?
Body movement: 40 minute ride on the stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 222.4
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville
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