Thank $DEITY It’s Friday

Blogging will be light for a bit, while I recover from my 1L year and engage in the joys of law review write-on. There’s nothing more enjoyable than spending one’s summer afternoons curled up with a good book — unless that good book is the Chicago Manual of Style.

On the good side, I’m planning on doing the traditional summer redesign of the site. I’m hoping to scale back and simplify things a bit – this design has its advantages, but since I’m moving more towards long-form essays than dashed off links, it makes sense to have a structure that fits that form better. That, and it gives me an excuse to play around with Photoshop and a text editor again. If there are any particularly nice looking sites, or good-looking WordPress templates you’ve notice, leave a comment here or drop me a line and I’ll take a look at them.

And since it’s Friday, it’s time for YouTube and an open thread. For those of you who are Star Trek fans and also fans of all things Turkish, this will cure both. From the mincing Captain Kirk to the cheesy effects that happen to be cheesier than the original, this has to be seen to believed. Sure, I have no idea what the hell anyone is saying, but I’m not sure that it matters: