Well... first off...
I've been reading the JREF's weekly newsletter/web post blog thang (SWIFT) for almost ten years, and just today, they posted an article that I wrote.
I'll say that again.
THE JREF POSTED AN ARTICLE I WROTE.
Go HERE to see for yourself...
I know that I've been involved with the JREF a lot over this last year, but seeing something I wrote, on what FOR YEARS was the exclusive private playground of James Randi, is just kinda mind-numbing. It's like I'm actually a part of a movement or something. I mean... garsh...the list of posters (as opposed to a list of posers) that they have is pretty humbling.
[You've got Randi of course, but there's also the new JREF president and all around incredo-human Phil Plait; Richard Saunders of the Australian Skeptics and the number one TV show down under; über b3 babe herself Alison Smith; ridiculously generous and threateningly intelligent Jeff Wagg; PLUS folks like Joseph Albietz, Brian Dunning, and Harriet Hall. What the hell am I doing with THESE people?]
SWIFT has gone from being something that would be refreshed every Friday, to something that is updated every day (more like a blog, less like a newsletter) and it's really quite a gift to see my words up there.
But wait... there's more...
Here's another cool gift-
The fine folks at the International Year of Astronomy (namely Dr.Pamela Gay) have asked me to perform in California at their opening ceremonies during the American Astronomical Society's yearly conference.
[Yes- you may go HERE to see]
I have won the NERD LOTTO.
...and I could not be more excited.
I grabbed what appeared to be the last PERFECT TREE from my local purveyor of freshly killed holiday greenery.
Here it is in its proper atheist/nüovo-pagan/retro-druid setting:
So... just in case you have arrived here from the aforementioned SWIFT article...
this is but a remote outpost of the Geologic Empire.
The brain center/command deck of this particular starship is
THE GEOLOGIC PODCAST
FREE weekly shows are posted every Thursday morning,
with a site featuring an extensive archive and coffee bar.
CDs and individual songs are available for purchase at
iTunes and HERE at the very cool CDBABY
One printed tome entitled NON-COLORING BOOK can be purchased HERE
My website that has some calendrical information and sundry stuff on it is HERE.
...oh and... also... but...
If you're in the mood to see me at my "day job", go HERE to see the schedule of the Philadelphia Funk Authority, and catch me playing drums. Funky.