Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad enjoys musical irony supplements

L. E. Modesitt, Jr. with a passing, favorable mention of my novel Green

Odd Cover Songs We'll Probably Never Get — Hahahah. Andrew Wheeler is hilarious. What about Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds doing "Brand New Key"?

Weird Vintage Ads — From Dark Roasted Blend.

Has Indian inventor REALLY made a Back to the Future style flying car? — Hmm. (Thanks to [info]madwriter.)

How Reporter Vanessa Grigoriadis Was Mommy-Shamed After Biebergate — Interesting stuff about the culture normativism of parenthood.

Northwest US fights against alt-med — A pair of interesting and difficult stories from the Pacific Northwest.

Washington's Echo Chamber — A long article on American assumptions in the current changing world.

Another Runaway General: Army Deploys Psy-Ops on U.S. Senators — Mmm, classy. (Via [info]ms_daisy_cutter.)

Plutocracy Now: What Wisconsin Is Really About — An analysis of politics and income inequality from the point of view of the (American) left.

Death Penalty for Miscarriages Coming Soon to Georgia? — More compassionate conservatism from America's thought leaders.

Tennessee bill would jail Shariah followers — Criminalizing religious law. So long as America's thought leaders are all over that, there's a bunch of pretty toxic stuff in the Bible that needs addressing, too.

?otD: What oddball cover would you like to see?

Writing time yesterday: 1.5 hours (WRPA only)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (interrupted)
Weight: 251.2
Currently reading: Dead Iron by Devon Monk

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