1) Post from the past: What it means to be a Turk.
2) Weird search query of the week: “clothedporn.” 5 hits from this! Weird.
3) Comment of the week, in response to <a href="http://blogs.discovermagazine.com/gnxp/2011/06/dances-with-dragons-t-minus-month/#comment-74748Dances with Dragons, t-minus ~ 1 month":
Maybe I’m a terrible person but I’m waiting for GRRM to either finish the series or die. I don’t want to get sucked into several thousand pages and then have to wait years for more of the story.
I recently read all 21 Aubrey/Maturin books and they were wonderful — but looking at the copyrights I can’t imagine having read them contemporaneously and having to go years between installments. I guess I am a terrible person, or at least a terrible book lover.