[links] Link salad sidles toward another weekend

METAtropolis Audible.com | Powell’s | Amazon | Barnes & Noble | Borders ] reviewed here and here — A mixed bag, at least for my story.

reports on the reading tonight here in Portland — I’ve dropped the ball on promoting this, but 6:30 pm at the Press Club in SE Portland, with , , tattoo artist-turned-author Jeff Johnson and my own bad self.

Goth scuplture — In an earlier sense of the term. Cool stuff. (Thanks to .)

Sketching the Mechanical Elephant — No, that is not a euphemism. Art writing art Guru James Gurney on the giant mechanical elephant.

England’s Ancient Ridgeway Trail — Mmm. Want to go. Someone want to invite me to a UK Con as GoH so I can do this stuff?

Dark Red Spot Found on Kuiper Belt Object Haumae — Wow.

Anonymous Doc on the divergent experiences of patients and doctors

Media bias in the Washington Post op-ed page — Liberal media much? I like his phrasing, one of those outlets typically counted as part of the “Liberal Media” by right-wing self-victimizers and their media amplifiers.

?otD: Would ‘Thorax’ be a great name for a villain or what?

Body movement: 60 minute suburban walk
Hours slept: 6.0
This morning’s weigh-in: n/a (forgot)
Currently reading: The Jade Man’s Skin by Daniel Fox