Sunday, December 16, 2007

Random Links Do Literature, Politics And Science. Also Star Wars.

Thog-o-Matic Random Selector: A random selection of entertainingly clunky or just plain bizarre prose, as featured in the science fiction newsletter Ansible.

10 Strange Star Wars Magazine Covers: I'm pretty sure I actually had a copy of that issue of Dynamite.

How clean is the electricity I use?: If you live in the USA, enter your zip code, and the EPA will tell you where your electricity comes from and what kind of emissions it's producing.

Sciencedebate 2008: A grassroots initiative calling for a presidential debate on the subject of science and technology. That's one debate I would definitely watch.

Top Ten Astronomy Pictures of 2007: Pretty, pretty space pictures, brought to you courtesy of the Bad Astronomer.


  1. Hmm. Chewbacca or Shaun Cassidy... And they said the 90's had big hair.

    I always remember Dynamite as the magazine that would always show up in the bookmobile but which no one would actually buy on their own at the store.

    Having said that, I'll confess that I might have that Mad House in my comic collection.

    Regarding the Films and Filming cover, Luke must be in a life-or-death situation to be looking the other way. ("What are you doing?" -- "I'm averting my eyes, o Lord.")

  2. I remember that DYnamite cover...I remember thinking "Where is Luke?"