Dramatic reading OF DEATH
Dramatic reading OF DEATH
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Sept. 16 2009 12:08 PM

Dramatic reading OF DEATH

On the last day of Dragon*Con -- thus guaranteeing me to be tired, brain dead, unfocused, and generally zonked -- I gave a dramatic reading from the first chapter of my book Death From the Skies!, which just came out in paperback and so I shilled it without mercy.

Unbeknownst to me, I was being taped. Normally I would object, but since they didn't catch me scratching anywhere inappropriately, picking my nose, or cursing continuously, I'll let you take a look.


Not bad considering what I had been out very late doing the night before. No, I won't give details, but let's say that an asteroid impact would've felt like a rally. This picture was taken during the jocularity if that gives you any clue.

Phil Plait writes Slate’s Bad Astronomy blog and is an astronomer, public speaker, science evangelizer, and author of Death From the Skies!