While I was at Comic-Con, I met up with my old pal Neil Tyson, who will be hosting the updated version of Carl Sagan's Cosmos.
Or, I should say, "was going to host." Sadly, while he was talking to reporters, he wasn't paying attention to his surroundings and succumbed to the horde.
(Click to enzombienate.)
Lesson learned: A telescope is no replacement for a machete.
TODAY IN SLATE
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