SMBC's Zachary Weiner Kickstarts A Kids' Book With Boulet
I'm going to say this straight out: Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal creator Zachary Weiner doesn't really need your help to get his children's book, Augie and the Green Knight, published. In not even six full days, he reached the $200,000 mark on Kickstarter. His goal was $30,000. He's doing OK. That said, it still may be worth backing the project to get yourself a copy of this book. The story sounds like a really fun adventure featuring a whip-smart young girl, and it's gorgeously illustrated by Boulet of the fantastic webcomic Bouletcorp. It may just be the perfect thing for a kid in your life, or, you know, yourself.
Parting Shot: The Quantum Theory of Pixelated Webcomics
If you've done any reading on quantum theory -- particularly the double-slit experiment and entanglement -- you've probably realized the same thing as Albert "Spooky" Einstein: That sh*t is craaazy. And if you've invested your psychological security in the notion that the universe is a fundamentally orderly place where math and science will always provide neat, comprehensible answers, i