two items of note in the puzzle world: first, lollapuzzoola 9 is coming up on august 13 in nyc. as always, it'll be a great time. i'll be there! will you?
second, loan shark games (mike selinker & friends) has an intriguing humble puzzle bundle on sale, with some fraction of the proceeds (you can decide how much) to charity. it's a ton of great puzzle books from top puzzlemakers at a pay-what-you-want price. check it out!