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Book Vomit: Cleanup on Aisle Seven

Mar 7th, 2011 | By

With Borders being closed, one has to wonder “Where will I get my book-fix?” Sure, there is Barnes & Nobles, which promises to offer five-thousand different copies of Anna Karinina (ooo, do I want the Classic Series, the Mid-Classic Series or the Semi-Classic Series?!), or Amazon.com, which is known for wonderful “How To” guides, but

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This List!: What I’d Like To Read In 2011

Feb 8th, 2011 | By

Last month, I discussed what I would not like to read in the (relatively) new year. This month, I’d like to share the books I’m most looking forward to reading in 2011, that are totally not imaginary. Look for them in a bookstore totally not near you! Why I’m Gross by Roman Polanski, Foreword by

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Diss List: What I Don’t Want To Read in 2011

Jan 8th, 2011 | By


It’s Christmas Time and I Am Full of Beer: The Passive Aggressive Gift List

Dec 16th, 2010 | By

The holiday season should really be a time for you to send a passive aggressive message through the nature of gift giving. As we all know, passive aggressiveness is what truly separates humans from the most intelligent of mammals (gazelles). Therefore, we should embrace this trait as wholeheartedly as we embrace our mothers after they

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A Sequel: How To Score Like A Literary Lady-Pimp

Nov 10th, 2010 | By

This is going to be rather short, ‘cuz ladies don’t do much, except knit and create the theory of radioactivity. Now, I could argue that the reason there aren’t as many lady pimps as man pimps in literature is because female characters are often caricatures, necessary only to plot devices and the hero’s inner turmoil.

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