I'm glad I held out for this one instead of the Hello Kitty alarm clock the store clerks were trying to push on me.
Now let's just hope it's more smash-resistant than the old one. (ahem)
Also (while it's on my mind), I read "Portrait of a Courtesan" by Megan Arkenberg in the latest and, regrettably, last issue of CROSSED GENRES. It's about an asexual female pimp, and is very good. I haven't gotten to the rest of the issue yet.
Jack: In a post-apocalyptic society, what possible use would they have for you?
Liz: Traveling bard.
Jack: Radiation canary.