Weekend Edition: 3-26

Blog Headline of the Week

The Oxford English Dictionary Is an Internet-Addicted Teenage Girl

Blog Line of the Week

…”it is a bad sign when your lawyer tells you in the middle of a trial that he needs a change in underwear.”

Interesting (but lengthy) Reading in the Interweb Tubes

Sid/Ovie (“Watching them means having […]

Book Review: The Paperbark Shoe by Goldie Goldbloom

How important is character to a novel? You can find an answer in what comes to mind when you hear names like Holden Caufield, Jay Gatsby, Rabbit Angstrom or Atticus Finch. Gin Boyle Toad, the central character of Goldie Goldbloom’s The Paperbark Shoe, may never rank up with those names. She is, though, one of […]

Friday Follies 3.7

EEEMTCH claims an Idaho law allowing cities and counties to ban the sale of alcohol is unconstitutional because “the consumption of distilled spirits is both our moral obligation and sacred right.” Who’s EEMTCH? Why the Ethereal Enigmatic Euphoric Movement Towards Civilized Hedonism, of course.

A New York fashion industry employee is in arbitration with […]

Weekend Edition: 3-19

Bulletin Board

Tonight is “Super Moon” night — the biggest full moon in almost 20 years. (via)

Interesting Reading in the Interweb Tubes

A Proposal For An All New Ten Commandments (“#5 When your religion, belief, ideology or personal opinion justifies violating the rights of others, know you are an enemy to the cooperative.”)

Bookish […]

Augie’s 150 Books to Read in Your Lifetime

Not sure how I missed this but, fortunately, I came across a small sign mentioning it while roaming the local B&N Sunday evening. Seems that in celebration of its sesquicentennial (150 years) last year, faculty and staff at local Augustana College came up with a list of 150 books they recommend.

Although the list […]