Okay, so it’s clear this year is going to be a bit demented, yes even more than usual. Bloggery might keep on going. It does keep me sane some weeks. Linky will hopefully keep rolling on too, even though linky without the rest of the blog feels uneven. But, there are interesting things out there, and it’s just gone Friday, so.
Keith Ng explains the anti-wisdom behind the NZ govt announcement to sell state assets.
Alternate universe movie posters. Some of these I’ve seen before, many are new to me. Awesome.
Red Letter Media’s glorious analysis of why the Star Wars prequels failed as films has reached Revenge of the Sith. Watch it. It is a long watch, yes, but you can consider it a particularly enjoyable form of penance. (See also this lengthy (written) rebuttal to RLM’s first review – which seems to miss forest for trees, but YMMV)
Here’s what’s really going on at microlending website Kiva – they reveal stuff worth knowing if you’re into this kind of “CauseWired” (ahem) net-enabled activism.
And finally, aaaah nightmare