Great interview with Stephen Colbert on Charlie Rose. This is one of the few times I've really seen him out of character.
I Wish I Read Faster
I've Stopped reading Kate Elliot's new book Spirit Gate. I read about half of the 7 books in the Crown of Stars series in high school. I really like the stories Kate Elliot has to tell. She really creates very full characters and realistic worlds. Her female characters are particularly strong and realistic in a genera where they are often used as props.
I just can't read it fast enough. I'm a slow reader and Kate writes dense books. Only getting through a couple of pages on the commute to work and back is just not satisfying enough. I wish it wasn't the case but I think I'm going to have to sadly give up on Kate Elliot.
The origin of the western school system is actually kind of frightening.
Nintendo is offering free strap replacement for up to 4 Wii controllers.
Nintendo is offering free strap replacement for up to 4 Wii controllers. I heard that they switched out the old strap to the new strap very quickly but this level of customer service almost unprecedented.