Humor isn’t easy, and April 1 often provides plenty of evidence to support that fact. But there are some people who do it well. This is a roundup of some of my favorite April Fools’ Day links. Please suggest your own in the comments, because really, couldn’t we all use the laughs?
- ThinkGeek – I’m particularly amused by the Batman family car decal set.
- Google is unveiling Google Nose, and Google Maps now has a Treasure Map option.
- Dr. McNinja assembles the best Justice League ever!
- Amazon Announces Purchase of English. The Millions has the scoop on this one.
- Virgin is launching the world’s first glass-bottomed plane.
- Could the 12th Doctor be a Dalek?
- Tor.com presents the rocky road to John Scalzi’s The Shadow War of the Night Dragons: The Musical.
- Surprise! Mary Robinette Kowal’s fantasy series is actually science fiction. Mary explains the science in impressive detail.
- Quirk Books is launching “Normal Books.” My favorite of their forthcoming titles is Pride and Prejudice Without Zombies.
- Brent Weeks is starting a line of children’s books, the first of which is One Kitten, Two Kitten, NINJA KITTEN!
- In the tradition of The Force: Unleashed, author John Jackson Miller will be writing the novelization of the Star Wars game Boba Fett Pinball.
I’ll be updating this throughout the day with additional links that made me chuckle.