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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 [...]




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