Tag Archives: literature

Corrected Huck Finn comic book

Click for larger (via Boing Boing)

An audience’s righteous entitlement & a sad capitulation from the 92nd Street Y

So apparently Steve Martin was at the 92nd Street Y last night talking with Deborah Solomon. For $50, you could have sat in the audience and listened to Solomon (NYT columnist) talk with Martin about his newest book, An Object of Beauty: A Novel, and discuss art (Martin has long been an avid collector). Also, [...]

“Bad Sex” award winner knows his nipples

Author Rowan Somerville won the Bad Sex in Fiction Award for 2010 with the following passage from his novel The Shape of Her describing a nipple: [It was] like the upturned nose of the loveliest nocturnal animal, sniffing in the night.” (via BoingBoing)

Raymond Carver Mad Libs

Jesse Kavadlo at YankeePotRoast created Raymond Carver Mad Libs, and it’s pretty wonderful.

1-star reviews of classic literature

I love these 1-star Amazon reviews of great literature (via The Morning News). Examples: “I guess if you were interested in crazy people this is the book for you.” (One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest) “This book is one of the worst books I have ever read. I got to about page 3-4.” (Tropic of [...]

Follow/Friend

FB FB

Associations

NY Neo-Futurists
Commonplace Books
Film Forum

Blogroll

‹ Home

Categories

  • Advertising
  • Arts
  • Aside
  • Books
  • Cats
  • Cooking
  • Design
  • Do Not Look/Watch
  • Essay
  • Funny
  • Games
  • Mad Men
  • Maps
  • Movies
  • Music
  • Neo-Futurists
  • New York
  • Personal
  • Philosophical
  • Photos
  • Poetry
  • Political
  • Science
  • Sports
  • Technology
  • Uncategorized
  • Tags

    ads arts brooklyn cats charts clever comics cooking criticism cute dance design dogs funny gadgets graphic design haiku how-to japan lgbtq literature math media memes metaphors mta music new york nfl nfl picks ny neo-futurists outings photos poetry political politics religion signs theater tv ads twitter videos want writing wtf

    Archives

  • November 2012
  • November 2011
  • October 2011
  • September 2011
  • August 2011
  • June 2011
  • April 2011
  • March 2011
  • February 2011
  • January 2011
  • December 2010
  • November 2010
  • October 2010
  • September 2010
  • August 2010
  • Meta


    Log in