Saturday Morning Links

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peekaruIt’s still morning somewhere right? Late night equals late start.

More goodness from The TED Conference–this time, it’s an interface that allows you to put a screen wherever you need one. You need to see the video to truly appreciate it.

Along the same lines, virtual graffiti using a Nintendo Wii remote and Flash.

The University of Maryland canceled a screening of a film to be shown at the Student Union this weekend. The film? Pirates 2: Stagnetti’s Revenge, billed as the biggest budget porno ever, and for which we posted the trailer.

David Zax suggests Waterworld may not be as bad as you remember, and might even serve as an eco-parable.

Bart Ehrman, one of my favorite writers on religion, talks about his new book Jesus Interrupted.

And finally, if old books–really, old books, I’m talking about here–are your thing, check out this resource from Columbia University, the Digital Scriptorium.

Brian Spears


Brian Spears is Senior Poetry Editor of The Rumpus and the author of A Witness in Exile (Louisiana Literature Press, 2011). His poem “Upon Reading That Andromeda Will One Day Devour Triangulum and Come For Us Next” was featured in Season 9 of Motion Poems. More from this author →