[links] Link salad goes back to the Day Jobbe

with an interesting take on my new short novel, Death of a Starship

Andrew Wheeler reviews Finch — A most excellent book I’ve been meaning to review glowingly.

Longacre Square: 1904Shorpy with a photo Times Square, way back when.

Evaporation Ponds, Salar de Atacama, Chile — Another cool photo from NASA’s Earth Observatory.

Juan Cole contrasts Bush response to shoe bomber with Obama response to underwear bomber — More to the point, contrasts press and commentariat coverage of same. Your Liberal Media, enabling conservative lunacy for years past and to come.

?otD: Work or play?

Body movement: 30 minute ride on stationary bike
Hours slept: 5.5
This morning’s weigh-in: 225.5
Currently reading: Bangkok Tattoo/em> by John Burdett