Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad drink the tea, not so much with the liking

A reader reacts to Death of a Starship — Mixed, largely positive and thoughtful review, some plot spoilers.

Writers Reminisce about Dungeons and Dragons — Including yours truly.

Roger Ebert's Last Words, con't. — Another wonderful piece from Roger Ebert. (Who is not, as he said, at the moment dying.)

20 Unholy Recipes: Dishes So Awful We Had to Make Them — Wow. Weird, funny stuff.

Mitsubishi Ki-21x planes is running a series of photos of WWII Japanese warbirds. This one is rather striking.

Rewinding the clock for ageing cells — Mmm, telomeres.

Meet The Tea Partiers: Male, Rich and College Educated — Some demographic information on these wondrous populists.

Elders of Wall St. Favor More Regulation — But but but but, what about market-self regulation? It worked so well for Enron. And Goldman Sachs. And and and and...

Meaningless Statements, Meaningless Threats — Daniel Larison on the Mount Vernon Statement, a declaration of conservative principles. I'm coming to be a big fan of Larison, with whom I largely disagree on his conservative principles, but he's both honest and intellectually consistent, which I admire.

Michael Mukasey: Then and now — Hey, look, another Bush-era figure arguing that Obama doing today what Bush did during his administration is the wrong approach to terrorism. Ah, the vaunted principled consistency of the Republican Party continues its unabated reign.

?otD: Wouldn't it be far more American to have a Coffee Party?

Writing time yesterday: 60 minutes
Body movement: 40 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 7.25
This morning's weigh-in: 226.6
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 2/10
Currently reading: [between books]

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