- The Strange Case of Edward Gorey
- In Other Words: a Language Lover’s Guide to the Most Intriguing Words Around the World
- The Stuff of Thought: Language as a Window into Human Nature
- How to Write a Sentence: And How to Read One
- Marshall McLuhan: You Know Nothing of My Work!
Listen to “The Ballad of Marshall McLuhan.” (Millie’s reaction: !!!)
THIS would be real Anarchy in the U.K.
Have any of you seen the show Supersize vs Superskinny?
It’s no secret that Millie <3′s the National Film Board, but this project on the former town of Pine Point, NWT is astoundingly poignant.
Jake Shimabukuro performs “Bohemian Rhapsody” on the ukulele.
Apparently people on the internet are angry and confused that the Arcade Fire won Album of the Year at the Grammys? (Katie’s reaction: Hah! Finally I’m cooler than at least some people because I knew who Arcade Fire was years ago! Wait…does that attitude make me a hipster? Crap.) Sample post:
I can not believe that unknown artists will earn a world-renowned artists like justin and lady gaga for that reason cease to believe in the legality of prizes
Is Lady Gaga’s “Born This Way” too similar to Madonna’s “Express Yourself”? Listen to a mash-up.
Arrested Development paper dolls!
Many people inhabit a closed belief system on whose door they have hung the “Do Not Disturb” sign
Sure, it’s a coffee campaign, but it’s also yummy British actors reading to you! Although if anyone should be reading an excerpt of Pride & Prejudice, it should be the Firth-man himself.*
Women’s response to the objectifying gaze varies.
The Tree of Life is delicious.
Dear scientists. Please finish perfecting wearable opal fabrics so Katie can wear them and look all opal-ly.
Wendy Brandes’ poignant thoughts on Lara Logan.
Huckleberry Finn and Robot. Yep, that’s much better.
Degrassi Jr. High T-Shirt! Yes!!!
Kean University is requiring professors to fill out time sheets.
Katie’s fallen asleep every time someone’s tried to make her watch Star Wars (and yes, people make her. This is not something she’d choose to watch on her own). This is pretty much her understanding of the movie.
Also, Star Wars explained by a 3 year old. Don’t talk back to Darth Vader – he’ll getcha!
The study that proved that homosexuality is not a disease.
The woman who is crusading against stem cell research.
The Beatles 1000 years later.
Love the Liberry. The things people say when looking for books.
Katie’s favorite new blog: Cocktail Party Physics.
*On second thought, Dominic West did just fine. Just fine indeed.