- When the TBR is not your friend
- Cosplay as Slave Leo (via)
- Sarah Uthoff is looking for questions about Laura Ingalls Wilder
- NY Times Trolls Brooklyn Hipsters with Suburban Brooklyn Hipsters Story (via)
- The Moose Cleanse “But I promise you, if you truly commit to the moose cleanse and listen to what your body is telling you, your system will find a way to get the air it needs. Trust is a huge component of the moose cleanse. It’s not just physical. It’s going to transform every aspect of your life, even the way your heart and lungs metabolize diffused gases.”
- The Allusive John Wesley Harding And hey! It’s a free EP! Wes is one of my favorite musicians and a fine human being who never makes me feel like the dorky fangirl that I am. Also, he played my birthday request a year and a half ago at World Cafe Live.
- Captain Awkward (best. advice. columnist. EVER.) on how to tighten up your game at work when your’e depressed. Or if you just need a kick in the metaphorical pants.
- The Rexifier!
- Amazing Star Wars art. I want one of each. (via)
- The Curious Case of Reeva Steenkamp’s Boyfriend and Global Death Cult Misogyny
- Romance Novels for Feminists on Romancing Disability: Bonnie Dee’s New Life Which I read and while I definitely appreciated it for what it was doing–I think it’s an amazing book and definitely boundary-pushing–I had a hard time with the first person narration.
- What your culture really says.
- Brief Boskone writeup.
- Some Reasons why Dirty Dancing is the Best
- The 2012 Nebula nominations are out! Congratulations to all the nominees! I’m very glad to see a bunch of books and people I like on the list. However, I will note that the comments section appears to be ground zero of the current ERMAGERD GIRL AND BROWN PEOPLE COOTIES ranting in some dark corners of fandom.
- Kit Whitfield with a thoughtful and thought-provoking post on a recent speech by Hilary Mantel concerning the nature of royalty, physicality and publicity.
- Three independent bookstores file suit against the Big Six and Amazon over e-book DRM.
- The Strange Secret Evolution of Babylon 5. Happy 20th anniversary, Babylon 5! Best science fiction television show EVER. This next set of links is ALL FRAN‘S FAULT.
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