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An "Anonymous Patron" brought word that writer Brent Forrester has created a new web series called "Erik the Librarian." The Speak Quietly blog has more information and an embedded YouTube clip from the short. One can obtain episodes for free through the iTunes Music Store and subscribe to it as a podcast as well. Subscribing to LISTen is also possible through the iTunes Music Store.
Author Jeremy Shipp offers up at GoodReads 9 reasons why ebooks are evil, including "Ebooks braid your eyelashes together while you're sleeping, and not in an endearing way," and "Ebooks aren't like normal books, and being different is so very wrong."
I was just thinking.... My sister does -a lot- of reading and spends roughly $1000 a year on just books alone. Most of them she reads once then never looks at again. Is there any kind of like... video rental store but for books? Would make things a lot cheaper, plus once one person has read one the next person can get enjoyment from it etc.
Redditors will have seen this by now, but funny nonetheless
The guys and gals at ShoeBox greeting cards have their own blog. Checkout their posts on everything from suggestions that don't cut it for what their looking for to funny little drawings. It will keep you entertained and laughing all day.
Check out "Our Dumb World" now with "30% more Asia" and "curvier latitude lines." Publisher The Onion also provides 'a look inside the book' at places such as Switzerland (neutral, too neutral)and The South (where mistakes of the past come alive).
Joe Hodnicki writes "Covering most types of librarians (e.g., law librarians don't die, they're statute of limitations runs out"), this audio file was written and performed by the comedy troupe known as "U of MN Law Librarians." (ed note: don't expect a "comedy troupe" like say, 'Monty Python'):