Richard Prince’s Latest Act of Appropriation: The Catcher in the Rye — (Snurched from
I shall wear the bottoms of my trousers rolled — Roger Ebert on being a fogey about urban design aesthetic.
Studies Question the Pairing of Food Deserts and Obesity
Rubber Chicken Flies into Solar Radiation Storm — Squawk! (Thanks to
3 ATs — Another awesome APOD image. I swear, there's something about people who design observatories.
Asteroid takeout—a one-billionaire mission to bring a 500-ton asteroid to Earth by 2025
Habitable Zones in Other Galaxies
10 Things You Should Know About Hitler: Predictions From 1932
Secular or sectarian: Pick one or the other — Next question for everyone who, like Romney, rejects secularism: Which sect do you think should be established as the official one? Because if you don’t want a secular government, then you’re going to have to tell us which sect should be in charge. Freedom of religion is freedom from religion, and only freedom from religion protects all religions from whomever happens to carry the demographic majority.
The Boys Who Cried Fox — Only those with a very elastic concept of bias could interpret asking a vice-presidential nominee about her reading habits as lobbing a mortar-round rather than a softball. Warning, interesting and entertaining as it is, also as usual in Your Liberal Media, this article draws a false equivalency between the dominant beliefs and behaviors of the Right and very minor themes of the Left.
Mitt Romney: Candidate or Motivational Poster? — Ah, success.
On National Pot Day, A Speech President Obama Should Give — More Americans today support medical-marijuana use than support the death penalty. So if Obama won't lead here, then perhaps he should follow.
?otd: How you doing?
Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (took the day off to de-stress)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 9.25 (solid)
Currently reading: Somewhere Else by Sally McLennan