Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad doesn't believe a damned thing today

Asimov's has my Nebula and Hugo-nominated novella "The Stars Do Not Lie" available for free download on their site — For your reading pleasure.

Amazon: State of the Art for 1913 — Speaking as one of the people personally victimized by Amazon's predatory business practices, I've long since given up endorsing them or doing business with them directly. But they are damned near unavoidable, more's the pity. (Via Andrew Wheeler.)

Copro Lights — Hahahah.

Benchmark BBLDFG BLOG on lost and alternative cityscapes and world maps.

TSA: Terrorist Source of Amusement

WhiplashOver the last few days, as the emerging national marriage equality consensus has become more clear, a number of social conservatives have begun suggesting they are now in a new and oppressive climate in which they’re no longer able to speak their minds about the immorality of homosexuality or why laws should discriminate against gays. Or, to put it more bluntly, they say they’re losing their right to calls gays gross and weird. Confidential to conservatives in America: you certainly do have a right to bigoted speech, but that right doesn't extend to being protected from sane, moral people pointing out your bigotry.

Witness: Man yelled about God after church killing — Thank god for the NRA and the Republican party, or this shooter wouldn't have been able to exercise his theoretical defense of essential liberties.

Why this and not that? America’s topsy turvy priorities

QotD?: Truth or consequences?

Writing time yesterday: 0.0 hours (con time)
Hours slept: 8.25 hours (solid)
Body movement: 0.5 hours (stationary bike)
Weight: 244.4
Number of FEMA troops on my block building solar arrays to undermine the American fossil fuel industry: 0
Currently reading: Interesting Times by Terry Pratchett

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