Best Book Covers of 2008 – Congratulations to our own Jamie Stafford-Hill, designer of this here website, whose Make Room! Make Room! cover made the list!
Gris Grimly’s Holiday Cards – Just think of the face your great aunt will make when she gets one of these in the mail! Poor Trevor, indeed.
Doctor Who should be a woman – Female scientists weigh in at The Telegraph.
Science Tattoo Emporium – I particularly like the bike one and the Halley’s comet tattoos.
Travel Distant Worlds! – A collection of fascinating and beautiful vintage space tourism posters, mostly from the ’20s and ’30s.
Coraline Mystery Box – A very cool promotional kit. “If the Coraline film reflects the imagination, detail, artistry and obsessive effort exemplified by my encounters with the LAIKA team so far, it should be quite a treat.”
Comic Book Legal Defense Fund Holiday Party – Free to CBLDF members, now is a great time to join the worthy cause of defending first amendment rights for the comics community.
No Dyson Spheres Yet – But there’s still hope…
Watchmen gets shorter – I hope the extra bits wind up on the DVD.
Keanu Reeves to attend CalTech talk on The Day The Earth Stood Still – So Keanu Reeves, an astrophysicist, and a robotocist walk into a
Why Book Covers are Important – “A book is a material object–form matters.” In related news, the NYT has an interesting piece called “How to Publish Without Perishing,” which Clay Shirky responded to as well.