1. Laying awake in bed last night, I got to thinking about the Tour de France and how will be my fifth year watching. Five years, and I still haven’t found a satisfying way to follow the rest of the cycling season. (I wish all my interests had a Daring Fireball.) So on an insomnia-fueled whim, I added Cyclocosm to my Reader. This will be the year I watch the Giro!

  2. “Spielberg wanted Toht to be a cyborg, with a metal arm that could transform into a flamethrower and machine gun.” Do yourself a favour and don’t read the List of Indiana Jones characters on Wikipedia.