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 Everest — APOD 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 Scoundrels — Republicans 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)
Currently reading: Nifft the Lean by Michael Shea