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Jay Lake
Date: 2010-02-22 05:37
Subject: [links] Link salad with a literary Monday
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Tags:audio, awards, books, contests, cool, links, personal, politics, reviews, science, stories
calendula_witch with the YogurtFail caption contest poll — Vote early and often!

My Lone Star Stories short story "On the Human Plan" makes its third Year's Best appearance — Also receives Hugo nomination love from Rich Horton. Slightly oddly, this reviewer notes the unusual double Locus recommended list appearance of the story without noting the three Year's Best appearances (though he mentions other stories with two Year's Best appearances), then goes on to say, but I won't read the story unless it [gets nominated], since I have yet to read anything of [Lake's] I understand, much less like. To each their own, but it makes me sad that a story with that much recognition isn't even worth even a click-through to such an otherwise careful reviewer. Just reinforces my rubric that the story always belongs to the reader, even when it doesn't. For my own part, I'd love to see some Hugo love for this one.

Speaking of would-be Hugo love, a reader reacts to Green — I believe this is an older review, but I can't sort out the original appearance, so I'm linking here.

Another rather interesting review of Green

eldritchhobbit Podcasts and the Hugo Awards — An article about bringing podcasts such as StarShipSofa: The Audio Science Fiction Magazine into the Hugo fold through the Best Fanzine category.

Geologists find a way to simulate the great Missoula floods — This is cool. (Thanks to my Dad.)

Study Examines Family Lineage of King Tut, His Possible Cause of Death — Some cool archaeogenetics. (Courtesy of e_bourne.)

George Will is as usual intellectually dishonest about climate change again — More conservative thought leadership in a difficult world. Also, sun rises in east.

?otD: Is it just another manic Monday?



2/22/2010
Writing time yesterday: 0 minutes
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.5 (slept solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 226.6
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 6/10
Currently reading: [between books]

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Lawrence M. Schoen
User: klingonguy
Date: 2010-02-22 14:08 (UTC)
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Just so you know, I was listening to "On the Human Plan" this morning while doing my morning routine on the elliptical at the gym.
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shaolingrrl
User: shaolingrrl
Date: 2010-02-23 07:00 (UTC)
Subject: (no subject)
I sent the article about the Lake Missoula floods to my sister. She belongs to the Wenatchee Erratics chapter of the Ice Age Flood Institute.

FWIW, "erratic", or "glacial erratic", is the term given to a rock differing in size and makeup from the local rocks and has generally been dumped there by a glacier. Or in the case of the floods, dropped by the flood waters.
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