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Though Hodgman introduces her Book Club Discussion Questions in this week's New Yorker as "discussion points for members who have not read this month’s book," I believe they'll stimulate lively discussion even among prepared book club members. They also make the most hilarious book-related piece of writing I've seen since John Crace's digested read of Jodi Picoult's Handle with Care.
Students at the University of Pennsylvania produced an open-captioned parody of the song popularized by
Paula Petula Clark entitled "Downtown". In this instance they sing the praises of the Weigle Information Commons instead. Video is available online from the library.
That Movie You Got From Netflix That You Haven't Watched? It's Really Angry.
Video and place for commentary at NPR.
The folks at Boingboing have unearthed an uncannily topical story from a 1993 issue of The Onion.
"The Onion has a preposterous fake story about a character named Roy the Forklift driver becoming a media darling of the conservative movement. "
Aren't archives grand?
Here's a Friday Funnies website if I've ever seen one...Internet Is Fun.
*INTERNET IS FUN is a breezy new approach for sharing and forwarding stuff on the Internet
* It shows the actual way cool things travel online between people.
* It liberates your inbox and lets you really socialize over bite-sized media snacks
* It allows you to create a dead-simple personal place to keep fun stuff you encounter online.