The WIDDERSHINS: WITCH HUNT Kickstarter.

Widdershins is a fun webcomic, and I’m more than happy to give Kate money for her books. The WITCH HUNT Kickstarter is also timed to start just as the Witch Hunt storyline finishes up, which is likewise cool. In that just generally cool way: I don’t think there’s any hidden meaning to that.

Jetpack? What jetpack? I don’t see no jetpack.

And I won’t see any jetpack, neither.

For the second time in six weeks, crew members on a commercial airliner flying near Los Angeles International Airport on Wednesday found that they were sharing the skies with a person soaring solo over Southern California in a jetpack.

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A spokeswoman for the Federal Bureau of Investigation said the agency “is investigating multiple reports of what, according to witnesses, appeared to be an individual in a jetpack near LAX.” Federal officials said last month that they were investigating the earlier jetpack sighting by two commercial pilots.

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Quote of the Day, Do They Not Understand What ‘Unpopular’ Means? edition.

I think these two sentences are at least slightly contradictory.

A 2010 market research survey found that candy corn was in fact the least popular Halloween candy of all those polled. Despite being the consolation prize of confections, candy corn is a ubiquitous part of Halloween and continues to sell billions of kernels each year.

Somebody eats this stuff. Obviously, I’m not the only person in America who goes through a couple of bags of it every Halloween. Heck, I’m going to go grab a handful of candy corn right now.

Moe Lane

PS: Yes, something has to be the least popular, sure.

The “Wait, there are automatic weapons in that video game?” MONSTER HUNTER trailer.

Apparently, there are not. Automatic weapons in the Monster Hunter video game franchise, I mean. The movie apparently decided that this was absolute bull[expletive deleted] and what viewers would really want to see is an Army Gurrrl shooting a LAW at a dragon.

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The TALES FROM THE FERMI RESOLUTION Vol 1 Kickstarter begins in six days!

If you’re interested in passing that information around, you can tell folks to sign up for launch notifications here, or the mailing list here. I’m trying to hit a target of 35 Kickstarter followers for this project, and every little bit helps. For that matter, if you know somebody who needs a distraction feel free to send ’em this link to FROZEN DREAMS. Because, really, every little bit helps.