Today is Jeff VanderMeer's 24th birthday. Coincidentally, his new collection of stories, The Third Bear, is being released this month, so it's the best of all possible worlds: you can make him happy by buying yourself a present! Everybody wins!
I'll have more to say about The Third Bear next week (Yoda says, "Read it, you should!"). Mostly I just wanted to post this picture of Jeff in the wild:
When I advocated that he use this as his author photo from now on, he whacked me on the head with his tail.