Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad overeats dreadfully before coming back from Texas

A reader reacts to (among other things) Mainspring — Very much with the not liking of my book. For reasons interestingly detailed.

Fantasy Book Critic reviews of Subterranean: Tales of Dark Fantasy 2 — With very strong praise for "The Passion of Mother Vajpai", a Green short story by me and [info]calendula_witch.

From Ancient Giants, Finding New Life to Help the Planet — Genetic conservation of bygone forest giants.

Prehistoric Human Brain Found Pickled in BogA brain in near-perfect condition is found in a skull of a person who was decapitated over 2,600 years ago.

The bad rap — and the truth — about vaccinations — Some sensible talk. (Via @twilight2000.)

"In God We Trust" (At least until the government gets its act together) — The relationship between government and God, from a different angle. (Thanks to David Goldman.)

The sharia panic factory — More intellectually consistent thought leadership from your Republican party.

The President Is MissingWhat have they done with President Obama? What happened to the inspirational figure his supporters thought they elected? Who is this bland, timid guy who doesn’t seem to stand for anything in particular?

?otD: Do you like Tex-Mex cuisine? If not, what the hell is wrong with you?

Writing time yesterday: 1.25 hours (WRPA, edits to various projects)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 5.75 hours (interrupted)
Weight: 251.2 (amazing given how badly I've been eating)
Currently reading: The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society by Mary Anne Shaffer and Annie Barrows

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