July 24th, 2007

muppetology need bears fozzie & kermit

Via pecunium, frivolity.

Egyptian "Zodiac Sign" meme:


Ironic, tremendous internal wealth, know how to rapidly connect with others, looks for paternal authority.

Colors: male: brown, female: red carmine
Compatible Signs:
Amon-Ra, Thoth
Jan 22 - Jan 31, Sep 8 - Sep 22

Role: A creator goddess, she was the mother from which the cosmos emerged.
A woman with the wings of a vulture, holding an ankh, wearing the united crown of Upper and Lower Egypt and also a dress of bright red/blue, with the feather of Ma�t at her feet
Sacred Animal: vulture

What is Your Egyptian Zodiac Sign?
Designed by CyberWarlock of Warlock's Quizzles and Quandaries

Not so sure about the paternal authority thing, but I'll cop to the rest of it.
rengeek kit icarus

if there's no one you can pray to, does that mean you can't be saved?

Via james_nicolla Vector discussion of the Readercon panel on online reviewing.

Personally, I think we should start a peer-reviewed journal to review the reviewers.

Especially the really thickheaded ones, and the ones who ride their personal hobbyhorses into the ground.

(N.B.: Yes, I write book reviews too. No, I don't take them seriously. But I do find critical arrogation of privilege--both academic and in the lay press--more than faintly ridiculous. Trust me, sweetie, I do in fact know more about what my book is about than you do, no matter how desperately you would like to excise the author from the process entirely.)

avocadovpx breaks down the Hugo and Nebula winners since 1991, by source.

In other news, I am awfully tired of fighting entropy today. Will somebody do my chores for me?
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