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Friday Wrap-up: 12/7/12

Usually I write my blog posts a day ahead, but yesterday I didn’t quite feel like putting a post together.

So you get a collection of links, broken up in the categories of this blog! (Pirate, btw, is anything I’m really passionate about. Not necessarily actual pirates)

{Geek}
The Hawkeye Initiative – What happens when you take Marvel’s Hawkeye and redraw comic art with him in part of the ladies? A hilarious good time that points out the effect that male gaze has on the comic industry.
The Star Trek: Into Darkness teasers are out. Make sure you watch the Japanese subtitled one as well as the US one. There’s one important line/moment added in there.

{Pirate}
Amanda Palmer posted this blog announcing that she cancelled her tour to be at her friend’s side, and the outpouring of love and support from her fans has been extraordinary. I know that if I had known how ill J was, I would have dropped everything to be there.
Here is an IndieGogo fundraiser for DrinkSavvy, a line of cups & straws that will change color in the presence of date rape drugs.

{Mom}
From Looking for the Sweet Spot, The Bag Lady Gets a Job
Dad vs Spawn has the secret to gingerbread houses. Power tools. (Did that give you good chills, too?)

Thumbs up, thumbs down? I might make this a regular Friday feature.

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