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Weekend Edition: 1-23

Posted By Tim On January 23, 2010 @ 12:13 pm In Miscellany/Linkage | Comments Disabled

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Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Bookish Linkage

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  • Even if the plan is justified, can you really read this without an involuntary giggle? “The executive editor of the National Enquirer says he plans to enter his paper’s work on the John Edwards scandal for a Pulitzer Prize [22].” (Via [23].)
  • The Encyclopedia Britannica blog is launching a new series on learning and literacy in the digital age [24].

[The] power of accurate observation … is commonly called cynicism by those who have not got it.

George Bernard Shaw, Shaw on Music [25]

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[1] Batman Says He Wasn’t Robbin’: http://blog.trutv.com/dumb_as_a_blog/2010/01/holy-dumb-criminal.html

[2] Too Terrible To Be True?: http://www.slate.com/id/2241948/pagenum/all/

[3] Here’s the magazine article: http://www.harpers.org/archive/2010/01/hbc-90006368

[4] Via: http://www.rebeccablood.net/

[5] The Double-Edged Sword of Online Free Speech: http://www.citmedialaw.org/blog/2010/double-edged-sword-online-free-speech

[6] A short history of radio messages to ET: http://www.newscientist.com/article/dn18417-earth-calling-a-short-history-of-radio-messages-to-et.html?full=true

[7] the prose of a crazy person: http://chronicle.com/article/Giving-Emerson-the-Boot/63512/

[8] Via: http://www.aldaily.com/

[9] Apocalypse literature: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2010/jan/20/apocalypse-literature-now

[10] let the doll on the plane: http://mhpbooks.com/mobylives/?p=11893

[11] paranoid about Paranoia: http://www.opendemocracy.net/natalia-leshchenko/belarus-love-and-paranoia

[12] Via: http://www.complete-review.com/saloon/index.htm

[13] Will Jesus Buy Me a Double-Wide?: (‘Cause I Need More Room for My Plasma TV): http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0310292506?ie=UTF8&tag=aprogresonthe-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=0310292506

[14] more to George Orwell: http://www.guardian.co.uk/books/booksblog/2010/jan/21/more-to-george-orwell-politics

[15] another book cover whitewashing: http://www.salon.com/mwt/broadsheet/feature/2010/01/19/cover_whitewashing/index.html

[16] the last time: http://prairieprogressive.com/2009/07/28/race-reflections-in-a-white-washed-book-cover/

[17] Via: http://herman.webfactional.com/mobylives

[18] profiles Philip K. Dick: http://www.latimes.com/features/books/la-ca-philip-k-dick24-2010jan24,0,5924710.story

[19] Via: http://www.sfsignal.com/

[20] top 10 tips for better reading: http://lifehacker.com/5452100/top-10-tools-for-better-reading-online-and-off

[21] Readability: http://lab.arc90.com/experiments/readability/

[22] for a Pulitzer Prize: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/01/21/AR2010012102670.html?hpid=topnews

[23] Via: http://www.cjr.org/

[24] learning and literacy in the digital age: http://www.britannica.com/blogs/2010/01/learning-literacy-forum/

[25] Shaw on Music: http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1557831491?ie=UTF8&tag=aprogresonthe-20&linkCode=as2&camp=1789&creative=390957&creativeASIN=1557831491

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