nancyfulda is wise about the difference between print literature and cinema
The Language of Food — Irregular, deeply detailed bits of food history. (Found at Language Log.)
A vegeterian spider — Interesting stuff.
Adrift on Ligeia Mare — Centauri Dreams on exploring Titan. Both the title and the content of this blog ought to be strong story drivers.
Is executing an innocent man enough? — Ta-Nehisi Coates on conservatives and the death penalty.
BlogTalk: What Is Up With This Hitler Talk? — The New York Times on the American Right's fascination with Hitler analogies. Psst, guys, old Adolf had a lot more in common with your worldview than with anything liberal-progressives have ever dreamed up. In this country it's conservatives who yearn to criminalize private behavior, marginalize and punish social and ethnic groups, burn books, torture suspected enemies, invade other countries, and similar trifles. Hitler in your mirror may be closer than he appears.
?otD: Do you know where you're going to?
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.0
This morning's weigh-in: 232.4
Currently reading: Dragon in Chains by Daniel Fox