The Future of Digital Manga, A Fairytale — A long thoughtful essay on the relationship between content, readers and publishing formats. Very much worth the read if you have any interest in ebook publishing issues. (Snurched from @Mari_Kurisato.)
Cat Rambo’s upcoming teaching schedule for online classes — In case you, you know, want to learn something.
the art of (re)inventing yourself — Justine Musk is interesting and wise.
Fascism for Nice People — Lavie Tidhar with an interesting response to recent criticism of his remarks on steampunk.
Revealing Colon Cancer’s Escape Route — Sigh. (Thanks to David Ivory.)
Pet piranha bites off Illinois toddler’s fingertip — Why isn’t this is a reckless endangerment charge or something?
Knitting community outraged over Olympic dig; USOC apologizes — Don’t mess with knitters, man. Even I know that. They might have to cut you.
Far-Fetched Scams Separate the Gullible from Everyone Else — This makes my head hurt. (Via David Goldman.)
Rising Sea Level Puts East Coast At Risk — The sea level on a stretch of the US Atlantic coast that features the cities of New York, Norfolk and Boston is rising up to four times faster than the global average. It never fails to amaze me how liberals have managed to co-opt the natural world into their global warming scam. Thank god for the Republican party, stemming the tide of reality every day. Your GOP: the Canute of the modern world.
Yes, there is an alternative to capitalism: Mondragon shows the way — Why are we told a broken system that creates vast inequality is the only choice? Spain’s amazing co-op is living proof otherwise.
Some Thoughts on Democratic Norms — Ta-Nehisi Coates takes a historical perspective on the profoundly destructive Roberts court.
Justice Scalia Rages Against Obama On Immigration — Yep, no conservative ideology on this Supreme Court. Just impartial jurisprudence and principled intellectual consistency. Nothing to see here citizen, move along. Confidential to SCOTUS: You people are becoming an embarrassment to history.
Republicans support Obama’s health reforms — as long as his name isn’t on them — Gee. What a shock. Remember when conservatives incessantly mocked the so-called “Bush Derangement Syndrome”?
?otD: By the way, which one’s Pink?
Writing time yesterday: 1.75 hours (WRPA, plus 0.25 hours and 300 words setting up a new short story)
Body movement: 30 minute stationary bike ride
Hours slept: 5.25 (interrupted)
Currently reading: Shattering the Ley by Benjamin Tate