Oops. I have read NONE of the Times's notable books of the year. Must do better next year.
Sesame Street director Emily Squires has died.
Would you like to see a slideshow of pictures Lee Pace took in Italy? Of course you would.
Fringe puppet theater!
This piece on the costume designer of Anna Karenina (and Atonement, Tinker Tailor, etc.) is quite interesting.
Awesome: The United States of YA
Interesting read: Why Smug Atheists Should Read More Science Fiction
How NASA might build its very first warp drive