Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad would be a great name for a rock band

[info]the_child, Mother of the Child and our friend Holly King are showing in the Southeast Portland Art Walk next weekend — They'll be in Holly's home and studio, #38 on the art walk map. Holly will be showing cast glass and mixed media sculpture, Mother of the Child will be displaying watercolors and pencils, while [info]the_child will be offering prints and note cards of some of her digital artwork.

The Tolkien estate over-reaches — Ah, trademark enforcement. Thou shalt not speak the name of the Master.

HarperCollins Puts 26 Loan Cap on Ebook Circulations — This won't end well. (Via [info]danjite.)

Cops: Orlando Man Sabotaged "Whac-A-Mole" Games — Weird headline, weird story.

Cats Adore, Manipulate Women — I plead the Fifth on this one.

Dero Nazi saucer jocks in snow — A striking Sunday fantasy image from x planes.

Red Snow Moon Over Edmonton — In which APOD demonstrates that Edmonton is actually the mouth of Hell.

How To Turn A Laser Into A Tractor BeamPhysicists work out how to generate a backward pulling force from a forward propagating beam

The World Oil Politics of the Libyan Revolt

Why Wouldn't the Tea Party Shut It Down? — The politics of the Federal budget.

The G.O.P.’s Abandoned BabiesRepublicans need to figure out where they stand on children’s welfare. They can’t be “pro-life” when the “child” is in the womb but indifferent when it’s in the world. Mmmm, family values. Remember kids, reload and it will all be okay!

?otD: What's your favorite possible name for a rock band?

Writing time yesterday: 1.75 hours (2,600 words on Sunspin)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 6.75 hours (solid)
Weight: 251.8
Currently reading: Dead Iron by Devon Monk

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