Weekend Edition: 3-28

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Late posting today because it’s my annual hockey binge weekend: 10 televised NCAA regional tournament games, with the added bonus of great Stampede games last night and Thursday

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Once and future sins (“…one thing is certain: in 100 years, ordinary people will look back at us and […]

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Weekend Edition: 3-21

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

In Defense of Difficulty (“A culture filled with smooth and familiar consumptions produces in people rigid mental habits and stultified conceptions. They know what they know, and they expect to find it reinforced when they turn a page or click on a screen.”)

In Defense of Boredom (“To […]

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Weekend Edition: 3-14

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There’s a new addition to the Curmudgeon’s Gallery

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Please Be Disturbed: Triggering Can Be Good for You, Kids (“Brutalities cry for attention. Attention to the appalling causes disturbance. Deal with it. You’re at school to be disturbed. Universities are very much in the business of trying to […]

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Weekend Edition: 3-7

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

The Plot to Free North Korea With Smuggled Episodes of ‘Friends’ (“When North Koreans watch Desperate Housewives, they see that Americans aren’t all war-loving imperialists.”)

Bookish Linkage

If you need an app to “sanitize” the books you read, I think you really need to meet reality

Penguin Books […]

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Weekend Edition: 2-28

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If you happen to be in the Rapid City area tonight, the Rush hockey team is wearing Dr. Seuss jerseys at their game tonight, which includes a book drive

Worthwhile Reading in the Interweb Tubes

What Are We Doing? (“Particularly frustrating to me is that despite all the effort (public and private) and […]

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Weekend Edition: 2-21

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

My Time of Not Dying (“I don’t think it is possible to measure the return on not dying. And yet I feel obliged to try.”)

Blog Headline of the Week

We Sent 10 People To See ‘Fifty Shades Of Grey’ On Opening Night. We Are Sorry.

Bookish Linkage

Somebody […]

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