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[links] Link salad prepares to cook momos this afternoon

SF Signal reviews Green — With mixed enthusiasms.

Authors protest against BBC treatment of genre fiction

The Art of Flirting — Now being taught at Norwescon.

Does anyone want to be "well-read?" — Roger Ebert on literary fame.

Shakespeare Meets Abbott and Costello — An oldie but a goodie.

Mimetoliths — Art guru James Gurney with your word of the day.

The view from EverestAPOD strikes again.

Is Sitting a Lethal Activity? — Why people react differently to the same calorie intake.

Frozen remains help explain the life and eventual extinction of the woolly mammoth

What's under Elmer's Island? — BP and the Gulf oil spill.

Civility is the Last Refuge of ScoundrelsRepublicans are [...] trying to use deficit concerns to push through their goal of dismantling the Great Society and if possible the New Deal; they have stated explicitly that they want to reduce taxes on high incomes to pre-New-Deal levels. And it's an article of faith on their part that low taxes have magical effects on the economy.

?otD: Who was watching the detectives, anyway?

Writing time yesterday: 1.5 hours (WRPA)
Body movement: 2 hour suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.0 hours (solid)
Weight: 245.6
Currently reading: Nifft the Lean by Michael Shea

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