RIP Michael Crichton. The author died of cancer at age 66.
Vitamin B3 appears to help protect the brain from Alzheimer's damage.
Fox TV Studios (not the network) has joined with Canadian, German, and UK studios to make a new scifi show. Once 13 episodes are completed, they will shop for a US network. Ron Livingston (Standoff, Band of Brothers, etc.) will star.
Brief political note: for the first time in a long time, I am proud of my country (Obama's win) and deeply ashamed of my state (Prop 8 passing). Or, to quote someone I saw today: "Obama won, but civil rights lost."
DVRs for tonight: