January 27, 2010

obituary for spirit rover

I've got an article up at Popular Mechanics Online lamenting the recent (sort of) death of the Spirit rover that's been trundling around Mars for over half a decade. I modeled the piece directly on the obituaries featured in the New York Times, so it was kind of fun. Sad, sad fun. Adios, Spirit.

Click here to read the article.

January 25, 2010

uncommon goods, uprising

I've been busy writing ROBOPOCALYPSE and haven't had a chance to post in a while, but I had to point out this stunning combination of items available at uncommon goods.

It's a plush BUNKBOT doll laser burn to the face, followed by a ROBOT UPRISING chainsaw-arm sucker-punch to the gut. Get some!