A belated morning cuppa, served up in the afternoon for you (and probably only because I’m procrastinating on getting started editing the damn book!
Jonathan Coulton ripped off by Glee? The nerd troubadour claims that his version of “Baby Got Back” was almost completely ripped off by the folks at Glee. The jury’s still out but the evidence is pretty compelling.
Are you a young woman interested in birthing an extinct species that may or may not live beyond a few minutes after birth and will relentlessly be tested by scientists throughout however brief a life it lives? Yes? Cool, we need someone to give birth to a neanderthal. Applicants should probably be prepared for the newborn’s, “relatively robust face,” however. Yowza.
Good morning and happy Thursday all, here’s what’s on my radar this morning. We’re one day closer to the weekend!
Jay Lake explains what the Author Acts of Whimsy fundraiser is raising money for, and explains the genome sequencing that he will soon be endeavoring upon thanks to that fundraiser. If you haven’t had an opportunity to donate yet, there are still 27 days (as of this post) remaining. The initial goal has been reached but there are stretch goals to hit.
This is a new theme that I’m going to try on for a little while, inspired by Tor.com’s morning roundup and i09’s morning spoilers. It’ s my own personal roundup of things I’m reading or bookmarking for later.