And they come with no warning,
nature loves her little surprises.
Continual crisis!

Monday, September 17, 2012

Linkee-poo is going to pack its bags for the Misty Mountains

A survey of Victorian and Edwardian SF. (Pointed to by Dan)

Lisa Cron with what story is.

Erotica may not be your cup of tea, but for a seven figure deal I'd reconsider coffee. Just sayin. (Just a note for people not in the business, those seven figures don't include the decimal point)

The words you're looking for are "that's a metric butt-load of cash." This PSA brought to you by the "Whoopa, that's a lotta moolah" commission.

The Great Maple Syrup Heist. I wonder if it was Grade A or B? Cause it makes a difference. But, yeah, hey there is a global strategic maple reserve. THat just makes the world all the more weird, don'tcha think? (Grokked from Jay Lake)

Dear Bankers, thanks for wrecking our lives. Happy birthday, Occupy Wall Street. (Grokked from Paolo Bacigalupi)

"'We will never have the media on our side, ever, in this country,' Santorum, a former Pennsylvania senator, told the audience at the Omni Shoreham hotel. 'We will never have the elite, smart people on our side.'" You said it Rick. There's a reason for that. (Pointed to by Dan)

Jim Wright has his own take on it.

And just in case you need an example of all that, "According to a PPP poll of likely Ohio voters, 15 percent of Republicans in Ohio think Romney is 'more responsible' for bin Laden’s death than Obama, while 47 percent of Republicans are 'not sure' whether Obama or Romney deserves more of the credit." Yeah, I would say being conservative and having a modicum of intelligence is quickly becoming a mutually exclusive proposition. (Grokked from Jim Wright)

Tweet of my heart: @SamSykesSwears: If "girls are icky" forms the crux of your philosophy and you are five, that is okay. If you are 50+ and running for president, it's weird.

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