Thursday, October 8, 2009

Links of Interest 10/8

Are these magazine covers controversial to you?

So Chicago lost its bid for the 2016 Olympics. But what if they put a bid in for the 2018 Winter Olympics?

Playgrounds of the 70s, when it was more about making it fun for kids, instead of safe for parents.

Speaking with Guy Ritchie – the director of Snatch and the upcoming Sherlock Holmes.

The government is going all out on inventing things to figure out just where people are.

Are these the 50 greatest animated films? Terry Gilliam seems to think so (via popcandy).

Sex trafficking is a bigger problem than I think most people want to admit.

Naomi Klein interviews Michael Moore.

Wow. Apparently Dan Brown and Daivd Foster Wallace were in a writing workshop together.

To be good science fiction, it should challenge what we know, and move beyond that.

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