Saturday Morning Links


Welcome to the first Saturday of 2010. I hope everyone has recovered from their celebrations.

And what better way to ring in the New Year than with completely NSFW pics of people in Star Trek body paint–and nothing else.

While I’m in sci-fi world, fellow Dr. Who fans know that David Tennant’s run ended yesterday in Britain, and will end tonight on BBC America. Here’s a sneak preview of Matt Smith, the next Doctor.

John Rogers, aka Kung Fu Monkey, reruns some of his classic blog posts talking about how to break in as a Hollywood screenwriter. The sections on adaptation are particularly excellent.

This might be the least surprising poll result I’ve ever seen. Students drop out of school because they have to work? Wow.

This is called 10 Words You Need to Stop Misspelling. There’s only 3 spelling errors in the list, but the whole thing is cute.

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 →