Bonhams 1793 : Entertainment Memorabilia

www.bonhams.com/auctions/19801/

Looking for the perfect Christmas gift for me? Well, Sarah Jane Smith’s cool car or Captain Jack’s overcoat would be great, but I’ll settle for the “Pull To Open” panel from the TARDIS.

WEST WING REUNION: cast cuts ad for Michigan Supreme Court candidate Bridget Mary McCormack

The Thing: West Wing reunion! Yes, it’s a political ad, but totally worth it. t.co/rFck0Mtd

George Takei, the Best Driver in the Galaxy

The man who played Mr. Sulu on “Star Trek” talks about stereotypes, William Shatner’s gaydar fail, and his new musical on the Japanese internment.

www.motherjones.com/media/2012/09/interview-george-takei-sulu-star-trek-gay-internment-allegiance

Film, food and fun

The numbers behind the ninth annual D.C. Shorts Film Festival are staggering: 140 films under 20 minutes long, 27 countries, four venues, eight chefs, 16 showcases, 11 days, five parties and six screenplays staged by local actors. Luckily, Jon Gann and his talented colleagues have it under control and their excellent website guides audience members easily through the festival.

www.washingtonblade.com/2012/08/30/film-food-and-fun/

UK firemen called to rescue cow stuck up a tree

www.reuters.com/article/2012/08/29/us-britain-cow-idUSBRE87S0T220120829

“The vet checked the cow over and it seemed reasonably happy and relatively unscathed.”

Sex in the Olympic Village

espn.go.com/olympics/summer/2012/story/_/id/8133052/athletes-spill-details-dirty-secrets-olympic-village-espn-magazine

Hey, there are thousands of really fit, really good looking young people locked into a small space for a couple weeks. DUH.