- I agree. PP has what may be the best KELO blooper ever. Steve Hemmingsen’s facial expression near the end is icing on the cake.
- The top 100 photos taken by the Hubble Telescope. Although I’m not sure how the top 100 was determined, it’s worthwhile. (Via Kottke.org Remaindered Links.)
- Wil Wheaton gives us five books every geek should read. Geekdom, here I come (am). I’ve read four of the five and three of them more than 20 years ago. (Via SF Signal.)
- The Guardian looks at the deplorable trend of celebrities as children’s book authors. (Via Arts & Letters Daily.)
- Here’s an interesting visual timeline of words used in presidential speeches. (Via Boing Boing.)
- Reason magazine says, “Lay Off the Fatties.” No, don’t fire them. Leave ’em alone. (Also via Arts & Letters Daily.)
- A series of three book reviews I did for Blogcritics were among the site’s Editors’ Picks for the past week. The three reviews will appear here later this week as the election stuff clears way and this blog moves back to things of nuance and merit.
- The BBC is launching a new membership (free) science fiction site called My Science Fiction Life. While it’s aimed at SF in Britain, many some industrious U.S. resident will find it inspiring. (Also via SF Signal.)
- “White trash” goes European. (Also via Arts & Letters Daily.)
- How to “de-God” your currency. (Also via Boing Boing.)
Don’t you know there ain’t no devil?
That’s just God when he’s drunk
Title Track, Tom Waits, Heartattack and Vine