Laelaps

What are you doing on August 9th?

Last year I missed the super-secret ScienceBlogger seance; by the time I found out that some of my favorite bloggers were in the city I already had other plans. Little did I know that just a few months later I’d get assigned my own personal brain slug and be assimilated into the ScienceBorg so I don’t have to worry about missing it this year, but since so many of the Sb horde will converge on NYC we wanted to schedule something special for anyone who might want to meet us.

I’m a little fish in the blogging pond compared to some of the folks who will be there but if you stop by on Saturday, August 9th at least you will get to hang out in the air conditioning and walk away with from cool swag. I just need one thing from anyone who is interested in coming; just leave a comment on this post so my fearless leaders at SEED will know how many people to expect.

[Being that I'm just a short train ride away from the city I'm open to the idea of meeting readers some other time if people can't make it on the 9th. The only disadvantage is that you just get to meet me and not my esteemed colleagues, and the only swag I'd be able to offer would probably be a piece of gum.]

Comments

  1. #1 Jay De Lanoy
    July 22, 2008

    I already said something at Adventures in Ethics & Science (because that was the first one to pop up in my RSS reader). But anyway, I’m planning on being there (since I’m in Manhattan for the summer), and very much look forward to meeting you and the rest!

  2. #2 Blake Stacey
    July 22, 2008

    Gee, after all the bad things I’ve said, meeting SciBlings in person might be a little awkward.

  3. #3 Laelaps
    July 22, 2008

    It’s ok Blake; we Sciblings don’t always play nice with each other, either. I think things will be fine just so long as no one brings up Sizzle, or Pleistocene re-wilding, or framing, or crackers, or…

  4. #4 Blake Stacey
    July 22, 2008

    Maybe we can start a pool on who can instigate the longest awkward silence.

  5. #5 Laelaps
    July 22, 2008

    How about something like;

    Sizzle was the best movie I’ve ever seen! It should get, like, twelve Oscars. It framed everything in just the right way. Those scientists are humorless bastards who don’t know how to take a joke. Anyway, I have to get going. I’ve got to make sure I make the 10:30 mass before releasing some lions onto some ranchland, just to see what happens.”

  6. #6 DDeden
    July 22, 2008

    Since I’m about 30 cm away from the blog, but about 2000 +/- miles away from the east coast, guess I’ll just read about it here.

  7. #7 ReBecca
    July 22, 2008

    I know what I am doing that day – getting married!!
    So have fun!