Monthly Archives: June 2007

Never Let Me Go: My Final Thoughts

Sorry I didn’t get this posted last night. I tried, but I was exhausted, and at the end of the night I decided to trade bloggery for sleep. The term “post-modern literature” gets tossed around far too frequently, in my opinion. In literary criticism I’ve seen the term applied to any piece of fiction written […]

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Never Let Me Go: The End

I’ll post my final thought Monday night. Till then, what’d you think?

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links for 2007-06-23

It’s CATURDAY over at Fark I can haz lols?

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Could It Be…..MURDER!!!!

I was gonna post about Bloomberg’s escape from the GOP, but I spent all night providing my own voice-over to that video. “You must’ve known…I’m your father!!!” “She’s actually your sister!!!” “I poisoned your drink!!!”

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Nerds In The Wild

You should really never leave nerds unattended in public. Odds are good we’ll go crazy from the lack of supervision and try to pull off some huge comedic stunt. But because we’re nerds our sense of humor tends to be a little different, and usually we just end up looking like huge asses. Hence, the […]

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links for 2007-06-19

And now a message from presidential candidate Mike Gravel- via YouTube It’s like he’s staring into my soul. This is how you solve our fuel problem

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Never Let Me Go Reading Assignment

I’ve been pleased with the way our reading group has gone so far. I hope it’s been enjoyable for you all, too. I’d like to try to finish the book by next week, if at all possible. Then we can really get into discussing the book. It’s always hard to try and limit discussion to […]

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My Ledge: A Father’s Day Post

My parents own a large farm, so during the summers when I was a kid I got to spend a lot of time with my mom and dad. As I’ve mentioned before, my mom and I would oftentimes go to the movies and catch a matinée, but fieldwork pretty much prevented my dad from going […]

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links for 2007-06-15

SWORD NEWS! Take all the jewelry you want…but you touch that gaming console and I’ll take your head. A WOMAN who had not cut her hair in 43 YEARS had it destroyed in a freak gardening accident. – via the Sun If I had only read the headline, I would have assumed this happened in […]

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Fightin’ Cousins

I’m sure we all have our favorite places on the internet that we visit when we need to kill some time. If I’m bored I tend to go back and forth between Fark, Digg, and Reddit to peruse the stories, always with a watchful eye out for things that might be interesting to discuss here. […]

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