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Black Blade Blues, by J.A. Pitts - An interview with the man behind the woman

Andrew Wheeler on How to Train Your Dragon — My second favorite movie review ever, when he says: "In short, if there had been any doubt that animated movies today are made entirely by geeks who still haven't gotten over being picked last for kickball, How to Train Your Dragon provides yet another object lesson."

Thieves have taste for fine cheeses — Bwuh? (Via Freakonomic.)

Scientists find water-ice and organic material on asteroid — I told you guys to clean up after that party.

Death & taxes: 2011 — (Via Dark Roasted Blend.)

Steele's 'biggest gaffe so far' — I hadn't realized the GOP had been in denial about the arrant racism of the Southern Strategy. Insofar as I can tell, that's been one of the cornerstones of modern conservative electorical success.

The Politics of Contempt — Daniel Larison, normally a reliable independent thinker, joins the chorus of disingenuous conservative voices pretending the new Arizona immigration law is reasonable and just. No racism here, move along, nothing to see. That's mighty white of him.

?otD: How would you prove your citizenship if stopped by the Arizona law?

Writing time yesterday: none (chemo brain)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.5 (interrupted)
This morning's weigh-in: 231.2
Yesterday's chemo stress index: 4/10 (fatigue)
Currently (re)reading: Witches Abroad by Terry Pratchett

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