Weekend Edition: 6-8

Last weekend, the BEA led to only one Bookish link. It ended and there are plenty today but only one Nonbookish link because otherwise all would deal with the NSA spying program. Take note, though, of a bitter irony — today marks the 64th anniversary of the publication of George Orwell’s 1984.

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  • Don’t show up at in court wearing a full Nazi uniform for your child visitation hearing (especially when you’ve named your son “Adolf Hitler” and gave your daughter the middle name “Aryan Nation”) (via lots)

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There was of course no way of knowing whether you were being watched at any given moment. How often, or on what system, the Thought Police plugged in on any individual wire was guesswork.

George Orwell, 1984

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