Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad plays at the hard case

Thousands of authors opt out of Google book settlement — The banal evil of Google, again.

Launch Pad 2010 Information: Application Window Opening Soon, Guest Instructor Announced — I did this two years ago. It was an awesome experience. Go check it out.

Enceladus is erupting!Bad Astronomy with an interesting article and some hellacious photography from Cassini.

Convair XB-36H — From the Department of Really Bad Ideas.

Non Sequitur nails the Tea Party — And it's not even a political comic...

The Birchers Are Real — and They’re Spectacular — More objective evidence that the conservative movement is insane. The John Birch Society is back in the mainstream.

Virginia lawmaker: Children with disabilities are God’s punishment to women who previously had abortions — Even more objective evidence that the conservative movement is insane. That this rhetoric is embraced, approved and gets votes is disgusting and profoundly inhumane. Sociopathic, even. I'd say "stay classy, GOP," but I don't have the heart to twit you guys on this piece of vile tripe. (Thanks to goulo.)

?otD: Who was the comic-paper idol who let you bend the rules?

Writing time yesterday: 3 hours, 40 minutes
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.5 (slept poorly)
This morning's weigh-in: 228.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 3/10
Currently reading: [between books]

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