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Potty Reading Promoted : NPR
So long to the voice of Margot Adler. She was what urbane Jewish NYC ladies sound like. Here she is on toilet reading
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7 hours ago
Ghosts in Sunlight by Hilton Als | The New York Review of Books
Not usually a commencement speech fan but Hilton Als does it right (via )
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2 days ago
Dallas Killers Club | The Baffler
"Dallas Killers Club," Nicholson Baker's case for the mob killing JFK. NB is the best.
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2 days ago
Twitter / mznewman: @sparklebliss this is how it ...
this is how it looks on my campus (no boy/girl icons either)
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4 days ago
Twitter / mznewman: Genre blending at Boswell Books. ...
Genre blending at Boswell Books. At first I read marke-puking.
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4 days ago
@mznewman
Knievel pinball in Chicago, 1978
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4 days ago
I'm Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, and This Is How I Work
Ira Glass This Is How I Work this backstage view is so good, though I'm a bit disappointed IG says "deeply relatable"
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5 days ago
Twitter / mznewman: Unfortunately, the linked article ...
Unfortunately, the linked article did not attempt to blame our current woes on Mona Lisa Smile
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5 days ago
White flags fly from Brooklyn Bridge in security breach | New York Post
RT : “Isn’t there a better way to express yourself? Couldn’t they have used social media?” re "hipster surrender" flags
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5 days ago
pixels per inch
New-to-me tumblr making visible archival media digitization
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6 days ago
Twitter / page88: Is Jim Jarmusch around? Trying ...
RT : Is Jim Jarmusch around? Trying to help a tenacious stalker sister/brother out:
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6 days ago
'Trans Bodies, Trans Selves': A Modern Manual By And For Trans People : NPR
This excellent episode of about Trans Bodies, Trans Selves didn't show up in podcasts app, listen online
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7 days ago
Dan Markel's Meaningful Life Ends in Senseless Death – Forward.com
This murder of the Jewish Torontonian professor in America exactly my age has unsettled me more than a little
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7 days ago
zigzigger: Faves, 2011
my effort to celebrate their pleasures several years ago (scroll to the bottom of a long blog post)
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11 days ago
R.I.P. VHS | Prospect Magazine
Did Weird Al say it's tacky to tweet links to generous reviews of one's own book or am I ok here?
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11 days ago
Born Under Punches
How is a person supposed to get anything done when the internet is always on?
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13 days ago
Slanguage Dictionary | Variety
you need to laminate this and keep it in your back pocket
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13 days ago
giferrific: Archive
tumblr emailed to let me know I've been reblogging GIFs from time to time for two whole years, for no good reason
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13 days ago
Twitter / mznewman: Video review in sporting events ...
Video review in sporting events in 1899 (before there was video), when Biograph was adopted to film yacht races
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4 weeks ago
Tiny Letters to the Web We Miss — The Message — Medium
On email newsletters. Feel the Gen X nostalgia for the old web heating up.
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4 weeks ago
Facebook Adé | Online Only | n+1
Facebook as a literary form. Much of this rings true.
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4 weeks ago
Football: A game of two halves | The Economist
I found this informative if it were cricket, the World Cup would be bigger in India
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5 weeks ago
Mall Arcade (Dawn Of The Dead) - YouTube
Or of course you can just youtube it but you miss 85 minutes of zombies, blood, and consumer culture.
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5 weeks ago
(Aca) Blogs are Like Assholes… | judgmental observer
RT : Pleased to see the thoughtful, lengthy comments about aca-blogging popping up. I'll respond soon:
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5 weeks ago
(Aca) Blogs are Like Assholes… | judgmental observer
Haven't started blogging again; have contributed to someone else's blogging about not blogging as much any more
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5 weeks ago
Twitter
RT : Starting today, you can share and view animated GIFs on , Android and iPhone.
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5 weeks ago
Twitter / Support: Starting today, you can share ...
RT : Starting today, you can share and view animated GIFs on , Android and iPhone.
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5 weeks ago
Untitled (http://newman.tumblr.com/post/89163157221/they-are-all-here-at-the-malls-moving-brightly)
"They are all here at the malls, moving brightly through the big bazaar..." lively description of 1980s merchandise
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5 weeks ago
(403) http://www.thatericalper.com/?p=41493
RT : Via : CBS Evening News Report On “Underground Films." VU w/Angus Maclise, Warhol. Fugs sign out front.
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6 weeks ago
Untitled (http://newman.tumblr.com/post/88678942551/microfilm-readers-printers-monitors-projectors)
In the basement of the library where the old media hardware prepares for its final journey
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6 weeks ago
Twitter / mznewman: Also a typographical solution ...
Also a typographical solution for spoilers (not called that, obvs) in film reviews, also 1979
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6 weeks ago
Twitter / mznewman: Went looking for coin-operated ...
Went looking for coin-operated games items in the Village Voice microfilms, found these ads for abortions, 1979
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6 weeks ago
Twitter / mznewman: "Space-Invaders Wrist," New ...
"Space-Invaders Wrist," New England Journal of Medicine, 1981 citations lol
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6 weeks ago
Column on new series of scholarly anthologies in ebook format @insidehighered
RT : Intellectual Affairs: on an ebook series that puts old scholarly papers in front of new readers:
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6 weeks ago
Spy - Google Books
Here is the Spy postmodernism guide link (I got there from a "link" in Anne Friedberg's Window Shopping.)
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6 weeks ago
Twitter / mznewman: Spy magazine's checklist for ...
Spy magazine's checklist for postmodern television, 1988. I'm not convinced magazines or TV have improved since then.
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6 weeks ago
Google Ngram Viewer
Google ngram picture of "mass" rise and fall. The shape is predictable, perhaps more than the dates.
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7 weeks ago
A Possible Intriguing Link
RT : I made a tiny little form for writers (or readers) to submit possible intriguing links to 5 Intriguing Things.
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7 weeks ago
Damaskas- Asteroids (Parody of Mongoloid by Devo) - YouTube
"I must go back in and fight it out to the end/Space Invaders" this is what 1979 sounds like
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7 weeks ago
Twitter / mznewman: A man in the coin-op amusements ...
A man in the coin-op amusements biz, 1977. Phone, bow tie, pinky ring, rolled up sleeves, big smile.
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7 weeks ago
Essay Collection Studying the Film "Mean Girls" | cfp.english.upenn.edu
RT : Essay Collection Studying the Film "Mean Girls" "Get in loser, we’re calling for papers." That's how you do a CFP.
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7 weeks ago
Charges detail chilling plot by 12-year-old girls to kill classmate
2 middle school girls try to kill a third. The cause is the Internet, "full of dark and wicked things."
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8 weeks ago
Home page
Cool, except there is no one thing called academic writing RT The Academic Phrasebank
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8 weeks ago
Oil Giant Hit by Globe-Spanning, Timezone-Trotting Reply-Allpocalypse
Reply-allpocalypse 20 years of email every day and no one knows how to use it (via )
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8 weeks ago
08 The Vandals - Too Much Drama - YouTube
A song I like about television: "Too Much Drama" by The Vandals (the TV part comes near the end)
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8 weeks ago
30 Rock, A Delightful New Music Video by Pomplamoose
This song "30 Rock" made me try to think of songs I like about watching TV. Not the ones here:
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8 weeks ago
TV14: Favorite Songs About Television - Arts - The Boston Globe
This song "30 Rock" made me try to think of songs I like about watching TV. Not the ones here:
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8 weeks ago
(500) http://www.guilfordpress.co.uk/books/details/9780415855037/
This new book Comedy & Distinction looks really interesting. And only $135!
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8 weeks ago
Twitter / ibogost: Amazing collection of "cool ...
Hey ! “: Amazing collection of "cool site" awards ca. 1994-5 from Megan Ankerson ”
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9 weeks ago
OnMilwaukee.com Dining: Holey Moley! The Third Ward gets a donut shop
Boutique cupcakes, make way for craft donuts. (In our behind-the-times town at least.)
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9 weeks ago
Log In - The New York Times
Even classy film critics continue to insult movies by comparing them to sitcoms. Find another cliché already.
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9 weeks ago
Twitter / librarycongress: Researchers age 16+ can get ...
RT Researchers age 16+ can get a readers card & use microfilm readers... // kids LOVE microfilm
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9 weeks ago
— The Chatty Barista
The Chatty Barista a thing I wrote during moments when I might have been writing other things
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9 weeks ago
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