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When it comes to book reviews, authors have to take the good with the bad. But writer Paraic O’Donnell has created a bingo of book reviews all cliche and positive in nature. Needless to say, I’d love to see an indifferent version. But maybe that’s what the FREE SPACE is for.
Space is about 100 kilometers away. That’s far away—I wouldn’t want to climb a ladder to get there—but it isn’t that far away. If you’re in Sacramento, Seattle, Canberra, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Phnom Penh, Cairo, Beijing, central Japan, central Sri Lanka, or Portland, space is closer than the sea. — Randall Munroe, What If?: Serious Scientific Answers […]
Tsundoku is a Japanese word for collecting reading materials like books without ever reading them. We thought the Kindle may have resolved the hoarding problem, but even that device can become bloated. Physical or digital, the same rules apply: we often purchase books and forget about them. Perhaps surrounding ourselves with books isn’t a bad […]
Yet another reason for millennials to turn their apartments into “house jungles.”
Laughter doesn’t need thought. But in all seriousness, what Trent Reznor said…
For three years, writer and comedian James Veitch answered spam email. “All I’m doing is wasting their time. I think any time they’re spending with me, is time they’re not spending scamming vulnerable adults of out their savings.” In a hilarious TED Talk, he details his thread with one spammer who contacted him about a business […]
This made me laugh: Check out the catapult bed that forces you to wake up. How about that for some Monday motivation?
If you or anyone else you know is suffering from book pain syndrome, consider giving them a free subscription to Audible. Listening is the new reading. art via teacoffeebooks on tumblr