Things We Saw Today: A Captain Picard Quilt
by Rebecca Pahle | 5:00 pm, September 27th, 2013
- Though official announcements aren’t until next week, Democratic insiders told the AP that Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, she of the ten hour abortion filibuster, plans to run for Governor of Texas. We’ll have to wait and see if that actually happens, of course. But it’d be great if it does. (The Frisky)
- A new The Last of Us character will be introduced as part of an upcoming DLC. See what other expansions are in the works at Game Informer.
- Valve has unveiled a new Steam PC controller that’s part of its wider goal of bringing “the Steam experience, in its entirety, into the living room.” Visit Joystiq for a look at the new touch screen-heavy device.
Mondo’s new The Little Mermaid poster is by Tom Whalen, or Tom Whalen, because “under the sea”… oh, fine! Don’t appreciate my stupid puns. (Collider)
- Londoners: You will be able to vote for Eddie Izzard to be your mayor. The comedian/actor/all around wonderful person has confirmed that he’s running in 2020. (Mirror)
- To celebrate Banned Books Week, ending tomorrow, Tor.com’s Alex Brown has written a great personal essay on how one banned book in particular—Douglas Adams‘ The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy—changed her life.
Redditor That Nordic Guy, who did face morphs of the original Star Trek actors and their reboot counterparts, has done the same with Magneto (above) and Professor X. Feast your eyes on Sir James McAstewart at ComicBookMovie.