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Joel and the Giant Algorithm

Now the literary gatekeeper is a few thousand lines of code. Continue reading

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SEVEN THINGS WE DON’T CARE ABOUT THIS WEEK: Staying Alive Longer

Every single thing that we shouldn’t be talking about now combined in one easy-to-swallow gel cap. Continue reading

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Monday Rock City: Get in the (Mini)Van: Interview with Canadian Rock Scribe Brent Jensen

JM Blaine talks to Canadian rock journalist Brent Jensen about his self-published memoir, his wince-inducing encounter with Gene Simmons and his cross-country drive with a former roadie for Poison. Continue reading

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The Surprising Legacy of Choose Your Own Adventure Books

How Choose Your Own Adventure books have shaped current culture. Patrick Wensink uncovers multiple endings. Continue reading

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Book. Band. Beverage.

What are the thirty things that need to be paired together, in one master curatorial stroke, in order for you to survive 2014? Continue reading

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The Horrors of Self-Promotion

Naked author Polaroids. Live! Nude! Fully exposed! Please tip your server. Continue reading

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Point/Counterpoint: Sean Beaudoin vs. Lenore Zion

Take a front row seat for this exciting, no-holds-barred game of style and wit, in which eight topics of the day are parsed, thrust, and parried as you listen to the intellectual steel clang! Continue reading

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