Weekend Edition: 9-23

Bulletin Board

  • Whether hurricane hangover or whatever, there was no Weekend Edition last week as not much struck me as worth passing along. As a result, a couple items below are a week or so old.

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubez

Bookish Linkage

Nonbookish Linkage

  • Here’s a great look at the Adderley Brothers
  • Frank Zappa is going back on the road — as a hologram
  • Why Blade Runner is more relevant than ever
  • The history of corduroy
  • Merriam-Webster has added more than 250 words and definitions to its dictionary
  • A visual history of lunchboxes
  • A brief history of hiding dicks in cartoons

  • As it is an ancient truth that freedom cannot be legislated into existence, so it is no less obvious that freedom cannot be censored into existence.

    Dwight D. Eisenhower, June 24, 1953

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