And the First Carnival of Feminist Science Fiction and Fantasy Fans is surprisingly rich for a first edition. It runs the gamut from RPGs to fanfic to movie criticism and literary canon disputation. It looks like it'll be a monthly.
Oh, and it turns out that White House and conservative outrage over the banking monitor publicity is artificial. Yeah, they're using national security to score rhetorical points again. (and again, this time with a threat of vigilantism). Language and Politics is relevant... so's mathematics.
via Orac, I found the Advertising Slogan Generator:
Get In My Ahistoricality.