Gender and the shifting definitions of epic and urban fantasy
A digression on literary categories — Making Light (Teresa, actually) on genre categories. A scream.
Would a linguist always grade your writing A+? — Language Log on prescriptivism and (essentially) copy editing.
That Noisy Woodpecker Had an Animated Secret — Avant garde art and Woody Woodpecker.
Even Moderate Drinking Increases the Risk for Cancer — Hmmm.
Navy Laser Sets Ship on Fire — The closer on this article is quite something.
Who is to blame for first shot? — It's the Civil War version of "Han shot first!" (Thanks to my Dad.)
Japan mulls raising nuclear crisis to top level
Fukushima Core Failure a Level 7 (the Worst) — Juan Cole on Japan's news and nuclear power in general.
Liberal vs. conservative: Who has better brain? — I'm kind of struggling with this little bit of politiconeuroanatomy. (Via David Goldman.)
Why Education Decreases Religious Faith — More to the point, education honestly presented, not that Liberty University crackerjack box degree stuff.
?otD: Why me, there must be a thousand other guys?
Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (WRPA, revisions and submittals)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 4.5 hours (solid)
Currently reading: Between books