Jay Lake (jaylake) wrote,
Jay Lake

[links] Link salad marks the calendar and sighs

2013 Hugos: Best Novella — A reader offers capsule reviews of the Best Novella Hugo ballot, including my own "The Stars Do Not Lie".

'Stoned wallabies make crop circles'Australian wallabies are eating opium poppies and creating crop circles as they hop around "as high as a kite", a government official has said. (Snurched from Steve Buchheit.)

Invisible, unhealthful toxics in Portland's airshed need immediate attention — "Airshed" is a new word to me, though I immediately parsed it correctly as a back-formation from "watershed".

Congress finds it hard to let Federal Helium Program run out of gas

Climate Change or Global Warming? Both.This whole thing with Fox would be funny if it weren’t so damaging. A lot of people only watch Fox News, and while it’s easy to mock Fox for being so reality-deficient, so clearly wrong so often, the fact is for millions of people Fox is their sole news source.

QotD?: What does this day mean to you?

Writing time yesterday: 1.0 hours (0.5 hours and 800 words on Original Destiny, Manifest Sin, 0.5 hours WRPA editing work on METAtropolis: Green Space)
Hours slept: 8.5 hours (fitful)
Body movement: 0.0 hours (foot still hurts)
Weight: n/a
Number of FEMA troops on my block helping welfare recipients buy cell phones and big screen tvs: 0
Currently reading: The Fifth Elephant by Terry Pratchett

Tags: awards, links, media, nature, personal, politics, portland, reviews, stories, weird

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