A review of Forbidden Planets — Including my story “Lehr, Rex”.
Yesterday’s post on fantasy and politics has spawned fascinating comment threads on both sides of my blog [ jlake.com | LiveJournal ] — I draw special attention to
Non Sequitur on the magic of reading — Yes. This.
A Softer World on fairy tales — Um, yes.
What Patients Really Want — (Thanks to
1938 Japanese poster: Second Sino-Japanese War Exhibition at Osaka — This is eerie on a number of levels, not the least of which is the visual design.
The country on the second floor — The Sovereign Military Hospitaller Order of Saint John of Jerusalem, of Rhodes, and of Malta.
GOP demands White House post health care proposal online, then attacks WH for doing exactly that — Dept of why the rest of us think Republicans are idiots. This doesn’t make any sense whatsoever, except in terms of scoring political points in the day’s news cycle. Which is neither policy, nor governance.
Senate Woes Flag Wider Disease — The Wall Street Journal manages to describe the current dysfunction in the Senate without a single sentence referring to the fact that the GOP has single-handedly driven the filibuster problem to the forefront. =
Centrists can’t win as insurgents — Daniel Larison on Evan Bayh, but far more interesting are his remarks about centrism and party bases.
?otD: Cake, pie or tarts?
Writing time yesterday: 0 minutes (bitching headache during my writing time slot, then
Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.5 (mediocre)
This morning’s weigh-in: 227.2
Yesterday’s chemo stress index: 3/10
Currently reading: [between books]