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Fight the normalization of Trumpism

A year ago the Republican establishment felt pretty good about its prospects, crowed about the outstanding group of people who were running for president, and acted confident about the party’s chances of winning back control of the executive branch...
by Hey, it's Pat Ryan's blog! on May 25, 2016

SYRIA - The Assad Files

"Gathering evidence of Syria war crimes in ‘The Assad Files’" PBS NewsHour 4/11/2016ExcerptSUMMARY:  Five years of brutal civil war in Syria have killed hundreds of thousands and displaced millions more.  Now, a new journalistic project...
by Mage Soapbox on Apr 18, 2016

Teenagers & Reading ~ Two Views

I have, counting this post, 13 articles here that are tagged Wattpad <— go ahead, take that link and you’ll see this post plus all the others (and, if you take that link at some point in the future {and, I write about Wattpad again} y...
by Notes from An Alien on Feb 29, 2016

25 Outstanding Podcasts for Readers

Looking for something to spice up your commute? Look no further! There are hundreds of bookish podcasts on iTunes and there’s something for everyone. Here are twenty-five of the best. 1. Big Planet Comics Employees of the mid-Atlantic comic book s...
by Book Riot on Nov 25, 2015

Hiroshima and Nagasaki, remembered

As a subscriber to the New York Times "What We're Reading" email that lists editors' top picks, I couldn't help but click on the one linking to John Hersey's New Yorker essay, "Hiroshima," written a year after the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiros...

Could Alexander City Become Famous Thanks To Harper Lee

You know Harper Lee, she wrote the classic book “To Kill An Mockingbird” that made Monroeville famous.  We all know that a second book from Harper Lee called “Go Set A Watchman” is coming out this Summer.  That will get R...
by Geek Alabama on Mar 18, 2015

Read Stephen King’s “A Death” Short Story For Free

Stephen King did it to me again. In less than 5,000 words, he made me think I knew with certainty the innocence or guilt of Jim Trusdale and then 4,000 words later, I was surprised. Or was I? I don't know. A Death is an easy read with just enough det...
by Geeks of Doom on Mar 2, 2015

Döts and Murmurs — Remove diaereses (döts like thëse) from The New Yorker.

Discussion | Link...
by Bir Fikrin mi Var on Feb 10, 2015

One craaaazy night

I dreamt that I was in Iowa and I couldn't speak the language (possibly because I had just read the funny "Letter from Joni Ernst About Measles" in The New Yorker.) My cell phone was dead and I couldn't call anyone but it wouldn't have helped be...

MEDIA - Cartoonist Personal Book on Aging Parents

"Readers relate to New Yorker cartoonist Roz Chast’s personal book on aging parents" PBS NewsHour 12/26/2014ExcerptSUMMARY:  Known for her dry wit, cartoonist Roz Chast finds humor in caring for aging parents in her first graphic memoir, "Can'...
by Mage Soapbox on Dec 29, 2014

Do You Find Hope In The Books You Read?

So many folks read to escape… I don’t blame them… We live in a world lost in materialism—a world swamped with greed—a world going mad. Far too many writers try to copy what’s going on instead of engendering what c...
by Notes from An Alien on Nov 24, 2014

The New Yorker afirma que “Ningún otro país ha contribuido tanto como Cuba a la lucha contra el Ébola”

Desde hace un tiempo es común que medios de prensa norteamericanos hablen a favor de Cuba, de su sistema de salud o educacional o de su iniciativa contra el ébola […]...
by Letra Nueva on Nov 5, 2014

The New Yorker afirma que “Ningún otro país ha contribuido tanto como Cuba a la lucha contra el Ébola”

Desde hace un tiempo es común que medios de prensa norteamericanos hablen a favor de Cuba, de su sistema de salud o educacional o de su iniciativa contra el ébola […]...
by Letra Nueva on Nov 5, 2014

Arts & Letters ~~~ Daily !

Last year I wrote an article featuring a site that’s described as containing “…well-written and well-argued book reviews, essays, and other articles in the realm of ideas.”  That article had one official Heap of links from the site: New...
by Notes from An Alien on Nov 5, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 6

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by Agus Sumarna - Ri32 Web Blog on Oct 8, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by biswardihasbi on Sep 24, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 5

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.
by Nooru's Blog on Sep 24, 2014

Longreads’ Best of WordPress, Vol. 3

10 of our favorite stories from across all of WordPress.

The Wikipedia game

The contributors or editors of Wikipedia are often quick to make changes after errors are pointed out. A recent funny one was for the suburb of Cannons Creek, in Porirua, when Wikipedia told a friend’s son: Cannons Creek is a suburb of Porirua...
by Jack Yan: the Persuader Blog on Jul 1, 2014

Dr. Obama Treats the Sick GOP In Hilarious Mag Cover (PHOTO)

The New Yorker knows they are going to hell for this photo. LOL!!!! On the cover of the April 14, 2014 edition of the magazine, a cartoon shows President Obama giving spoonfuls of medicine to sick Republicans. In the ... Read More...
by Prune Juice Media on Apr 7, 2014


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