Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad for a pre-holiday weekend

Never too soon to plan! — Cascade Writers pre-announces their 2012 workshop. Partial list of instructors includes me, kenscholes and casacorona.

Some deeply awesome re-imagined Star Wars posters for sale

Google Body Browser gives a detailed 'look' at the human body

We Hold These Truths to Be UniversalFreakonomics on cultural bias in economic research. (This is more cool piece than I just made it sound.)

Brazil clown secures congress seat after literacy test — The Sarah Palin of Brazil? (Via danjite.)

Study Finds Fox News Viewers Are The Most Misinformed — Ah, FOX News, speaking of semi-literate clowns. Also, this just in: water is wet.

Wall Street Whitewash — When the facts are biased against you, delete any references to them! For bonus points, before clicking through the link, try to guess which party's representatives censored basic factual information in the report of the bipartisan Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission. Tough one, huh?

?otD: Where do you find your dawn? Is it always in the eastern sky?

Writing time yesterday: 2.75 hours (4,000 words plus some WRPA)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 7.0 hours (solid)
This morning's weigh-in: 246.4
Currently reading: The Lion of Boaz-Jachin and Jachin-Boaz by Russell Hoban

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