- Although it’s been part of my Reader Pledge for a long time, I loved the FTC disclosures for bloggers Louis Gray came up with so much I’ve added one to the right sidebar.
- Remember the documentary No Impact Man is showing Tuesday at Augie’s Gilbert Science Center, Room 100, at 7 pm.
- More proof too many of us need to get a real life: wedding twittering and a warped view of what’s fascinating.
Blog Headlines of the Week
- Goodwill store workers believe marijuana donated by accident
- Fearless author gets in book plug despite being on show hosted by evil moron
Blog Lines of the Week
- “The Tiger [Woods coverage] epitomizes the Seinfeld ethos that has infected our 24/7 news cycle. We’re having endless national conversations about nothing.”
Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes
- The U.S. Rich Are Getting Richer and the Poor Are Getting … Richer
- Five eco-crimes we commit every day
- For those who like reading “challenges,” here’s one that seemd worth passing along, the 2010 Social Justice Challenge. It goes beyond just reading books and is one I may consider joining. (Via.)
- the cockeyed optimist deconstructs (destructs?) the 10-best lists by the NYT‘s three daily book critics (and hails book bloggers). (Via.)
- This month Words Without Borders looks at international science fiction.
- Slate announces the winners of its “write like Sarah Palin” contest.
- My favorite “best of” list so far: the 50 best protest signs of 2009. (I think number 28 is my personal favorite.)
- Although there’s also Jesus sightings in review, 2009.
- Springsteen and the E Street Band as part of a person’s second education.
- The Utne Reader blog is reporting on the International Conference on Gross National Happiness.
- The Big Picture has kicked off its 2009 Hubble Space Telescope Advent Calendar.
- I think something other than altitude may be making some people high in the Mile High City of Denver. “An initiative on next year’s ballot will ask voters if the city should create a seven-member commission to study UFOs.” (Via.)
- “The average family will have their first argument at 9:58am on Christmas Day, research has found.”
I’d like to find your inner child and kick its little ass
Eagles, “Get Over It,” Hell Freezes Over