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TAO LIN TUMBLR PRESENCE: VINTAGE "BOOK DEAL"... →
heheheheheheheeheheheehehe: Sunday night Wall Street Journal “scooped” the news of Vintage’s acquisition (via Bill Clegg) of my third novel with an article that was located “behind” a subscription wall. The “scoop” was a result of Mike Vilensky’s pro-active style of journalism, as he had already emailed Bill Clegg, I…
Prague Fall: Ahoj! →
praguefall: The reason I’m living this lackadaisical life of pajamas-until-noon is that one week from today, I will depart from Newark Liberty International Airport and fly for eight hours and thirty minutes on Polish Airlines, land in Warsaw (i.e. Poland) where I will putz around the Frédéric Chopin airport for four hours and fifteen minutes sampling pierogies and kielbasa, hoping to get some...
On another level, when someone does try to be expressive in a collective, Web...– Jaron Lanier, whose You Are Not a Gadget I am rereading. More people should know about this book.
I'm Comic Sans, Asshole
Listen up. I know the shit you’ve been saying behind my back. You think I’m stupid. You think I’m immature. You think I’m a malformed, pathetic excuse for a font. Well think again, nerdhole, because I’m Comic Sans, and I’m the best thing to happen to typography since Johannes fucking Gutenberg. Originally, of course, this entire piece is written in Comic Sans. This is probably the only post...
Technology is everything that emerged after you turned thirteen. What was around...– Jamais Cascio, The Future Of Work Tour video (via stoweboyd)
Harry Potter is about doing what is right in the face of adversity. Twilight is...– Stephen King (via thechocolatebrigade)
The next real literary ‘rebels’ in this country might well emerge as some weird...– David Foster Wallace, “E Unibus Pluram: Television and U.S. Fiction” (via libraryland)