August 20th, 2011


[links] Link salad celebrates Hugo day

The Hugo Awards ceremony will be streamed — If’n you want to watch me and [info]kenscholes do our thing. Or, you know, the winners.

Strewth, scientists discover how the kangaroo got its hopScientists have discovered the origin of the kangaroo’s hop after sequencing the genome of a type of wallaby.

Doctors wary of Perry’s stem cell treatment — So Rick Perry, an apparent front-runner of the party that opposes science and especially stem cell research, has had stem cell therapy? Hypocrite.

Perry and the Cliff

?otD: Where Hugo, do I go too?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (convention madness)
Body movement: 30 minute urban walk
Hours slept: 6.25 hours (solid)
Weight: n/a
Currently reading: The Magician King by Lev Grossman

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[conventions] And it’s Hugo day

Yesterday was very busy. The high point was being flashmobbed by 40-50 people in dealer room, all wearing aloha shirts and cheering me. Otherwise, I paneled, I had meetings, I rested, I had meals, I even went to a party.

Today, brunch with my family, one panel, Hugo rehearsal, nap time, dressing for Hugos, pre-Hugo receptions, Hugos, Hugo losers party. Sense a theme? I hope you’ll be there, either in person or virtually. This is going to be a lot of fun.

Then I am going to collapse of exhaustion.

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