* Is Obama too skinny to be president? Once again, the media outdoes itself.
* The newspaper crisis comes home to Northern Jersey—the Star-Ledger has announced a large-scale buy-out offer for employees, with the threat of a sale if costs are not cut.
* The Antikythera Mechanism has been decoded: it was apparently a Olympic calendar and solar-eclipse predictor.
* Episode Synopses for the Never-Aired TV Cop Drama Razor and Smith.
* The Sci-Fi Rejection Letter That Time Forgot.
* And I've linked to a lot of these before, but it's neat to see them all in one place: retro posters for sci-fi travel destinations.
Friday, August 01, 2008
Posted by Gerry Canavan at 11:34 AM
Labels: Antikythera Mechanism, Barack Obama, cop shows, fatopia, fatpocalypse, general election 2008, mass media, McSweeney's, New Jersey, newspapers, obesity, retrofuturism, science fiction, television, the hope of a skinny kid with a funny name who believes that America has a place for him too, the Star-Ledger