I’ve Made It! (Plugs, Links, Etc.)
Well, it’s finally happened: I’ve made the big time.
Monday night’s Boston Skeptics in the Pub featured Jeffrey Rowland and Jon Rosenberg talking about webcomics, science, skepticism, and how to make a living giving stuff away for free. There was a lively Q&A followed by livelier drinking time followed by the sun coming up and me suddenly realizing I had to go back to work because it was now Tuesday.
These events are captured in today’s Overcompensating, and hooray Jeffrey made me into a cartoon! I hope I make it into future comics, and if so then I hope my character is kicking the crap out of some con artist like John Edward or something.
While I’m at it, here are a few more links that I wanted to plug:
Boston Skeptics in the Pub regular Sarah Trachtenberg let me know she’s running a Christian Kitsch contest! Send her your best/worst novelty item. You only have til May 7!
When I was in New York last week, I met a cool chick who runs a slightly explicit site called SmartAxe, which features naughty sciencey stuff like how to do the nasty in space. Cool! Go visit and have fun.
That’s it for now I think, though I know I’m missing a ton of stuff as I’m still catching up and trying to post more. Two days in a row, yay!
I thought you meant you heard from David Mabus. But surely he’s tracked you down before…
Congrats on the immortality and the surviving to Wednesday :)
As I pointed out on Twitter, the background of that panel makes me sad, because it reminds me of how awesome Greenhouse was and how fantastically douchey-looking its replacement is. Sigh.
@phlebas: Mabuse has been a regular in my in-box for the past two years or so. He’s been particularly nasty this week . . .
@Joshua: Yeah, I noticed the Greenhouse but felt less sadness, since I actually never really had a decent meal there and the new place is run by the same guys who do Cambridge 1, Audubon, etc.
I liked Greenhouse because they had good Reubens. I can see why you might not find this a compelling reason to lament its non-existence.
I can’t get over how incredibly douchey Tory Row looks, though. I feel like they won’t let me in unless I pop my collar.
Now, all I need is a ticket to space.
Dammit, now I am even more disappointed that I couldn’t make it to the last SitP. Perhaps a move to Boston is in order. I’m missing way too much geeky fun.
Now I have mental image of Rebecca hand crafting plugs with links attached.
Art + Skepticism = Awesome
Ah, man. For a while I had a horrendous Jesus-on-velvet painting that I ‘salvaged’ (i.e. took from the dumpster) that would’ve won the kitsch contest for sure.
MAN, that thing was terrifying.
why not send your Virgin Mary nightlight?
Welcome to our elite group. And phlebas thinks he’s made it big. Heh.
@The Bad Astronomer: That is uber cool. I used to be quite the fan of Dr. Palmer. I think it is one of the many pop culture sources that led me to a life long love of science. Congratulations on reaching a whole new generation that may now look you up on the internet and become future lovers of science.
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