Typing carefully on account of the bright green cast on my left forearm. Scaphoid fracture, sport-caused. My first ever cast! But this linky will be brief as a result.
Epic takedown of Columbus Day – complete with suggested alternative, Bartolomé Day
Don’t dress as a Pocahottie this Halloween – annotated!
Excellent – L.A. Times says it won’t publish climate denial letters. “Saying “there’s no sign humans have caused climate change” is not stating an opinion, it’s asserting a factual inaccuracy.” The denial industry (like the tobacco equivalent that preceded it) has found an exploit in public discourse, and this kind of initiative is one of the only ways to counter it.
And finally, Funky Imperial March. This really needs a video – get on it, internet: