OH my. I’m just so . . . so . . . titillated would be the word, I suppose. I previously mentioned the hot contest between PZ Myers of Pharyngula and Phil Plait of Bad Astronomy — well, it just got hotter.

PZ has officially agreed that if, nay when, he loses, he will pose in the 2008 Skepdude Calendar as punishment for insulting Phil’s photo for this year. Were the impossible to happen and Phil loses, he’ll have to admit defeat at TAM5. Look, people. I know you love me. I really, really, really want PZ’s squiddy goodness in the calendar. So, you must vote, vote, vote! The time runs out tonight at midnight! Tell your friends! VOTE!

Why are you still reading when you should be VOTING???

Rebecca Watson

Rebecca is a writer, speaker, YouTube personality, and unrepentant science nerd. In addition to founding and continuing to run Skepchick, she hosts Quiz-o-Tron, a monthly science-themed quiz show and podcast that pits comedians against nerds. There is an asteroid named in her honor. Twitter @rebeccawatson Mastodon Instagram @actuallyrebeccawatson TikTok @actuallyrebeccawatson YouTube @rebeccawatson BlueSky

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  1. Oh boy…it looks like PZ might have pulled through. This does not bode well.

    Thank goodness I'm not important enough to have my silly, off-the-cuff statement about next year's calendar taken seriously…right? :-P

  2. Yeah, it looks like Phil came a few hundred votes short :?

    Still, the difference is almost exactly 1%. Pretty close indeed …

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