A best of 2008 list recommends Escapement [ Powell's | Amazon ]
Jeff VanderMeer responds to my post about our collaborative novel [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ]
James Gurney on hand-painted signs — An interesting intersection between text and the visual arts.
Trees in Western U.S. Forests Dying Due to Climate Change — I didn't realize that our very trees were lying liberal global warming conspiracists. Rush Limbaugh to the woods, stat! The hemlocks are going Socialist!
Quake triggered collapse of an ancient Peru society, scientists say — This was the end of the world as they knew it. Contemporary conservatives are said to have blamed the earthquake on liberal propaganda. (Thanks to lt260.)
New York Attorney General Cuomo Said to Probe Merrill Bonuses — Classy. Very classy. Glad to see the Bush administration upheld the public trust to the bitter end in managing the TARP funds. As for Wall Street, you guys can go crawl up inside Cheney's undisclosed location.
?otD: Who knows what evil lurks in the hearts of men?
Body movement: n/a (airport walking)
This morning's weigh-in: n/a
Currently reading: The Confidence-Man: His Masquerade by Herman Melville
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