* Just another massive early-autumn blizzard in South Dakota, nothing to see here.
* Finally: House Members Announce New Path Forward to Open the Government through a Discharge Petition. Shutdown’s Quiet Toll, From Idled Research to Closed Wallets. But the first thing we do, let’s kill all the mice.
* Old continuity or I crash the economy: Bob Orci is reportedly talking to CBS about a new Star Trek TV series.
* While we celebrate the ghouls and goblins of October, Elaine M. Will’s webcomic Look Straight Ahead depicts a different sort of horror. High school senior Jeremy loses his connection with reality as he falls into the grips of bipolar disorder.
* …for the true and democratically minded critic, “technology” is just a slick, depoliticized euphemism for the neoliberal regime itself. To attack technology today is not to attack the Enlightenment – no, it is to attack neoliberalism itself.
* And a New California Law Will Allow Children More Than Two Legal Parents. As long as none of the parents is Glenn Beck, I’m on board.
Written by gerrycanavan
October 12, 2013 at 1:41 pm
Posted in Look at what I found on the Internet
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