Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad flies away like a little bird

My story "The Speed of Time" is up in podcast and Web reprint at Escape Pod

Darth Vader In A Kilt On A Unicycle Playing Bagpipes — This video will make your brain hurt, I promise. (Thanks to Scrivener's Error.)

How to piss off a frog — Hahahahahahah.

Examining His Own Body, Stanford Geneticist Stops Diabetes in Its Tracks (Via Emily Siskin.)

The NSA Is Building the Country’s Biggest Spy Center (Watch What You Say) — (Via my aunt.)

How Not to Attract Tourists — Ah, the romance of cross-border travel. I will observe that in my experience entering the US is a more intimidating and unfriendly process than anywhere else I've been in my adult life, including various Communist countries.

This Explains a Lot — A trenchant LA graffito. (Via [info]mlerules.)

The Abominable ShellfishWhy some Christians hate gays but love bacon.

What now for Republicans? — Between oppressing gays and waging war on science and pushing women back into the nineteenth century and making sure kids grow up undereducated and proudly ignorant, how's a busy Republican to find time to get back to ruining the economy and creating new military disasters, just like our last GOP administration?

Ariz. bill could require reason for birth control — Because conservatives are so rational, and have your best interests at heart. (Speaking of pushing women back to the nineteenth century…)

The Limits of Santorum’s Politics of Resentment — Who knew there were limits to the politics of resentment? Surely not the GOP.

2012 or NeverRepublicans are worried this election could be their last chance to stop history. This is fear talking. But not paranoia. (Via [info]ilya187

?otd: Ever been part of an emergency landing?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (trip prep)
Body movement: Airport walking to come
Hours slept: 6.0 (solid)
Weight: 238.0
Currently reading: The Ethical Slut by Dossie Easton and Janet Hardy

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