J.K. Rowling outs Dumbledore

J.K. Rowling officially revealed that Albus Dumbledore, headmaster of Hogwarts School (famous student: Harry Potter) was “smitten with rival Gellert Grindelwald, whom he defeated long ago in a battle between good and bad wizards.”

Full story from the New York Times here.

Stop the Cliches!

Tom Payne from the UK’s Telegraph writes about cliches in book reviewing. His article is an “searingly honest” “tour de force” with “penetrating insights”….

Do you accept the redundancy of today’s book reviews “warts and all” or do you find them “woefully inadequate”?

(Thanks to Read Roger for pointing out this article.)

What the Heck is RSS?

Do you have three minutes to learn about these three letters: RSS? Watch the Common Craft Show and let Lee LeFever explain the concept of updates from your favorite websites coming to you. He does it with a delightful mix of low- and hi-tech (i.e. paper and online video) tools.