[links] Link salad says, oh no, Monday again?

Suspending Disbelief — A reader reacts to District 9 and Mainspring Powell’s | Amazon thb | Barnes & Noble | Borders | Audible ].

Literary map of San Francisco — From Strange Maps.

An old ad for PT Barnum’s circus — Buried deep in the text is a reference to “Comic automaton clowns”, which is a story title if I’ve ever heard one. The whole thing is very strange, in a fun way. (Note, link goes to a .pdf download.)

‘You lie!’ yeller Rep. Joe Wilson tells truth about GOPers’ fringe — The real problem is that ‘fringe’ is the core of the GOP, not some weird edge.

?otD: How many parts of speech can the word ‘clown’ be used as?


9/14/2009
Body movement: 15 minutes of stretching and meditation, 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.0
This morning’s weigh-in: 228.0
Currently reading: The Real Wizard of Oz by Rebecca Loncraine