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  1. Literary memey thing

    The Big Read reckons that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed. 1) Look at the list and bold those you have read. 2) Italicize those you started but did not finish. 3) Underline the books you LOVE. 4) Reprint this list in your own blog so we…

  2. And now, the news.

    A wonderful, but artificial, crustacean took a swing at an experimental new talking taxi meter, which had apparently malfunctioned and was discussing the breeding locations and nocturnal activities of sentient Q-tips. This was, of course, reported in the newspaper.

  3. Propaganda

    “See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda.” — President Bush “If you tell a lie big enough and keep repeating it, people will eventually come to believe it.” — Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945),…

  4. I’d like to propose a toast.

    One day, years ago, I was lucky enough to be friends with two people who, suddenly and to the surprise of everyone and the delight of anyone with sense, fell completely and utterly in love. Another day, less than a year ago, I was honored to stand by them as they joined their hands and…

  5. in case you were wondering…

    ziz is launched on sunday ziz is embarking on an effort to modernise and restructure ziz is appointed to rule over the birds ziz is the ruler over the birds; it is monstrous in size; its wings are so huge that unfurled they darken the sun ziz is the king ziz is in effect the…