Tag Archives: books

Whatcha Reading Open Thread

Editor’s Note: Since the Emmys were this past weekend, and only a handful of shows debuted last night, I’m gonna skip Tuesday TV Talk this week and have this as the afternoon post.   We had some brief mentions of … Continue reading

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Unnecessary Movie Review: Dracula (1931)

In which I watch a DVD I’ve owned for years, long after doing so could have any meaning. Why’d I Buy It? I got a $100 gift card for Christmas 2014, and the Universal Classic Monsters box set went on … Continue reading

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Self-Aggrandizement Corner: I Wrote a Book

The cover artist did a great job, right? He kicked ass. His name is Steve Morris and I’ve known him since second grade. When we were 15 I said if I ever wrote a book, he’d be the first person … Continue reading

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What’s On Our Collective Bookshelf?

It’s been some time since we all talked about what we were reading, so let’s catch each other up. What are you reading right now? I MEAN BESIDES HOTSPUR’S BOOK, GUYS! That’s a given. (Plus some of us are waiting … Continue reading

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Scary Books to Read During Halloweentimes

We all love a good fright on this website, and we all love a good book. So what are you reading this Halloweenseason?

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Can We Talk About a Poem For a Sec?

The great, renowned, Pulitzer Prize-National Book Award-Robert Frost Medal-etc.etc.-winning America poet John Ashbery turned eighty-eight this week. Eighty-effin’-eight, guys. And he just wrote another book of poetry. Another effin’ book. He’s already published twenty-something books. LitHub published a poem, “The Upright … Continue reading

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Are You Ready for a New “Little Women”?

This is a group of readers.  I think we all know this.  And, as much as we love our gents around here (I’m looking at you FRQ and Hotspur, you fine gentlemen!) this blog has quite a few ladies that … Continue reading

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