The Horrible, Amazing, Odd Story Behind the Stories of Thackery T. Lambshead — A book everyone should buy and read! Full of weirdos and weirdnesses.
A Trip to China Can Make a Guy Hate His iPhone — My trip to China two years ago gave me a lot of frustration for completely different reasons than described in this piece. Basically, on the Chinese domestic cell networks, it worked way better than ever on AT&T in this country. Much cleaner sound, no dropped calls, no ‘dials of death’ instant five bar service in any urban or built up areas.
Octophilosophy — When it comes to studying cephalopod brains and behavior, it helps to have a philosopher around.
Common Ground for Legal Adversaries on Health Care — (Thanks to my Dad.)
The Round and the Oval — WaPo on Chris Christie, politics and weight. Like people criticizing McCain for being computer illiterate, criticizing Christie for his weight is a red herring.
Michele Bachmann’s campaign is sputtering in Iowa — And it couldn’t happen to a more deserving loon.
Herman Cain denies GOP’s horrible history with blacks — One again, those liberally biased facts don’t count in the conservative narrative.
?otD: Can you arrange that?
Writing time yesterday: 0.75 hours (WRPA despite chemo)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (7.5 hour overnight, fitful, plus napping)
Currently reading: The Years of Rice and Salt by Kim Stanley Robinson