Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad arrives at the end of the week

Throw a dead chicken at the wallcalendula_witch makes a writing process breakthrough.

Batista en Washington: 1938 — Classic photograph of a dictator, stylin' in his ride.

A beach on Mars — Wow.

Killer whales visit 'social clubs' — Social animals indeed. (Thanks to tetar.)

Creepy clow head urinal bounces and sings — And has teeth. I'd never sleep again. (Thanks to lt260.)

Damn speech synthesizer — More (rightful) mockery of the Investors Business Daily editorial about how Stephen Hawking wouldn't have survived the UK's National Health System, this time from Language Log.

Malkin and Fox News Are Stalking Children Again — More on why I think conservatives are crazy — they can't stop demonstrating it.

Officials see rise in militia groups across U.S.The stress of a poor economy and a liberal administration led by a black president are among the causes for the recent rise, the report from the Southern Poverty Law Center says. That would be the stress of a poor economy delivered by eight years of Republican misrule. And I won't even comment on the stress of a black president. What is it about conservatives and violence? Even during the height of liberal-progressive opposition to Bush, we were making MoveOn videos and writing angry blog posts. Not calling for armed rebellion. (And for those of you who want to tell me that fringe groups aren't conservative, where are the conservative voices denouncing them? Eliminationist rhetoric has been a staple of the conservative commentariat for years.)

?otD: How much wood would a woodchuck chuck?

Body movement: 10 minutes of stretching and meditation, 30 minutes on stationary bike
This morning's weigh-in: 225.0
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine

Originally published at jlake.com.

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