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No Girls Allowed

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Books

Quit Gnawing on My Hand, Darcy

Remember my post awhile back about writing zombies into classic works of literature? Click on the image below to be taken to the publisher’s website. “Complete with 20 illustrations in the style of C. E. Brock (the original illustrator of Pride and Prejudice).” There isn’t a preview available in Google Books at time of posting […]

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Web 2.0

More RSS

An addendum to my previous post on RSS… I just saw this post “Google Reader for Beginners.” These folks posted a few videos on YouTube to get your Reader started quickly. I recently started sharing items that I found interesting. I can make a note on a piece of news and those who’ve been granted […]

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Movies

Gaiman Says…

Gaiman says: spread the word about a super-cool Coraline trailer. Click the poster below to see the trailer on YouTube. For those with zippy connections, be sure to click the ‘Watch in HD.’ The trailer I saw in theaters sucked. Gaiman’s name wasn’t even mentioned in it!

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Web 2.0

RSS: a PSA

Do yo- [coughhack] [musters announcer voice] Do you spend hoards of time trolling from website to website to find new content? Friend, it is time to make the interweb your bitch. Learn about RSS readers here. This 4 minute video explains why RSS feeds will save you time and how to set up a feed […]

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Novels

Miscellany

Lately, the only chatter on this blog has been housekeeping-related or private (only because those posts were more very specific notes-to-self and incoherent). So I thought I’d update. I haven’t done any writing although I did some more character sketching over the holiday break (although sadly, I did this on paper so I will have […]

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Books Life Movies Politics Theatre

Books and Plays and Things

I chose to work this MLK Jr Day. I am one of two people present in my unit  and maybe one of ten present in the entire cataloging division. I’m rather enjoying the quiet though. I am desperately trying to get through Sense and Sensibility before I watch the movie (1995 with Kate Winslet, Emma […]

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News & Events

Speak like a Child

I feel sick to my stomach and the Casa Brava we had tonight has nothing to do with it. I just read this, an article on CNN.com about a Saudi cleric who ruled that it is acceptable for older men to marry girls as young as 10 years old. I do not possess the words […]

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Movies

Movie Catch-up

In the last few days, I have seen Pride & Prejudice (2005 with Keira Knightley), Birth, Cloverfield and The Unborn. I haven’t had time to comment on any of them at length thus far, so here are some rather unorganized thoughts on each.

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Diversions

Tilted

Playing with TiltShift Maker.