Bad Astronomy is still surly

By Phil Plait | July 28, 2010 12:05 pm

surly_badastronomyAs I wrote about recently, I have teamed up with Skepchick Surly Amy to raise money for the American Cancer Society: she has created 200 lovely hand-made ceramic Bad Astronomy pendant necklaces, and for each one she sells for $20 she’s donating $10 to the ACS. Each one is different, so check them all out!

Over half the necklaces have been sold, but there are still quite a few left. Hurry and buy one (or more) soon; the total raised will be announced at the star party at Dragon*Con this year, September 2!

Find out more at Amy’s Skepchick post, which has more pictures, including one cute one of how one necklace is keeping a couple together, despite their reading material.

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Comments (9)

  1. David C

    Mine came last week and is proudly hanging from my rear view mirror! (Somehow I didn’t feel totally comfortable wearing it at work… one of the worlds largest observatories… someone might get the wrong idea :)

    Aloha!

  2. DavidB

    Phil,
    On a completely unrelated topic, I’d like to bring this to your attention so you can do your thing:

    http://www.2theadvocate.com/news/99153999.html

    Louisiana – doomed?

  3. I have my Granite State Skeptics surly. :) I should see about making a collection. Wonder if I can get one of Kitty’s Bad Alien ones too?

  4. Geomaniac

    When I first went to Surly Amy’s site and tried to buy the pendant shown above, I bummed because it said it was sold out! Well if you snoop around her site a little you will find that she has others available, all different, all really cool looking. I couldn’t decide which one I liked best so I bought two. Can’t wait to get them.

    Having had several family members and friends with cancer, I know personally how much this disease sucks ass. Thank you Surly Amy and BA for doing this.

  5. I have the worst time trying to decide between Surlies, so I’ve bought a bunch. I have 4 of the Bad Astronomy necklaces. I’m wearing one right now, in fact. Surly Amy makes the best jewelry!

  6. Erica

    i bought one for my husband and one for myself, they are pretty awesome. just like the duo who made them possible!

  7. Surly you’re not serious?

  8. ausduck

    Curse you Phil, you enabler of my desire to have lots of pretty things ;)
    Srsly, I just couldn’t stop at one :) Thx & good luck with the fundrasing.

  9. I got mine a couple of weeks ago, and I proudly wear it. It became one of my favorite pieces of jewelry immediately.

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