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Week 13


"War bloggers are toughened desktop Guderians committed to the belief that the terrorists will win if our blogs fall silent." Yeah, I take your point, man. No dang war in my blog this week.



The guy makes orreries. They claim he's the last guy around who makes orreries, but I have to doubt that. Who wouldn't want to make an orrery? And after that, an aelopile.



It's hard to resist a devoted fan site for a pop starlet, or in this case a whole cinematic subgenre, that I've never heard of.

Furthermore, it always cheers me up when transgressive, pistol-toting babes in hot bikinis become nice old ladies.



Got no steady job in the New Economy Depression? Maybe you, too, can become a train-hopping Internet hobo.



Hey, that's really cool, man, but what if I, like, need a pencil.

I was *using* that toothbrush, fella.

Hungry college students. Dangling fork sculpture. Cafeteria. You figure it out.


Bruce Sterling writes books like Darwin watched animals. Find out more about him, and read tattered electronic copies of Cheap Truth, at the Bruce Sterling Online Index. He lives with his wife Nancy and their two daughters in Austin, Texas.

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