Tuesday, October 7, 2008


In 2 weeks, Audible.com is releasing an exclusive anthology called Metatropolis from John Scalzi, Elizabeth Bear, Jay Lake, Tobias Buckell, and Karl Schroeder. The stories are read by 3 Battlestar Galactica actors and 2 readers who have won awards for previous audiobook performances. For preorders, they are releasing one story early. For more info: John Scalzi's blog, Audible.com.

Wired.com interviewed Neil Gaiman at the Kepler's event I went to this past weekend. See the article and video interview for some more background on The Graveyard Book.

Berkeley Breathed is killing Opus.

Scientists have found a genetic link that might be the cause for the most common form of blindness, which may lead to treatments or a cure.

CNet has a slideshow of new NASA photos of Mercury.

Ford has made a car key for parents with teenagers. If the car is started using this key, it limits the top speed, won't allow the stereo volume above 44%, and changes other settings. Who thought this up?

Rocky Mountain News has text and audio versions of a new short story by Connie Willis.

AMC has an interview with 2 of the Robot Chicken writers about the new Star Wars special coming soon.

DVR for tonight:
Everything else is preempted for the Presidential debate.

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