Hey! Links.

I find it super-charming that the geeks behind Fallout New Vegas wrote Kate Beaton (patron comics saint of English and history geeks everywhere) into their game. Tamil pulp fiction, now translated into English. An interesting blog post on mechanical means of ensuring that more works of fiction and film pass the Bechdel test, written by…

Remember, remember

Just stopping by to post a quick recommendation for Rackstraw Press’s new anthology, Glorifying Terrorism, a collection of stories published in response to the UK Terrorism Act of 2006. As Ned Beauman says on the Guardian book blog: … we should be happy that in 2006 science fiction pulled on its balaclava. Whether or not…

superheroic

From today’s New York Times article on the Clintons, an excerpt from their aides’ official response to queries about the state of their relationship: She is an active senator who, like most members of Congress, has to be in Washington for part of most weeks. He is a former president running a multimillion-dollar global foundation.…

pass this on

Another Stephen Colbert post, because it’s annoying as hell that the mainstream media doesn’t seem to be covering this. Read the links — pass them on. (Links via BoingBoing.) Previously linked here: a new and more complete transcript of Colbert’s speech at the White House correspondents’ dinner. The video of Colbert’s speech. (Plus a YouTube…