This is what Big Name Authors do to avoid work:
Yes, this is bacon taped to a cat.
Scalzi's photos are numbered cattapebacon[2-3].jpg, begging the question of what happened to cattapebacon1.jpg?
read first then second.
And finally, lest one not realize that the Internet is filled with desperate people, Fark picked this up.
Farkers have clicked on the above link 2686 times
This article posted to the Main page on Wed, 13 Sep 2006 at 3:02 PM
Mind you, it's only 3:20 now -- nearly 3000 clicks in 20 minutes.
We are all such pikers...