Category Archives: Geekery

The Reading List

So earlier tonight, I tweeted that there was no homework required to be my friend, but there is a reading list. It’s true, although there are some suggestions and some requirements, and I’m actually pretty forgiving. These are books I … Continue reading

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Preface to Gaiman, in the style of Samuel Johnson

**Our assignment was either to write a dull essay, or to emulate the style of Samuel Johnson in his dense yet ardent praise of William Shakespeare. Alone among my classmates, I chose the latter.** That admiration in gratuitous excess is … Continue reading

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#read2013

I resolved to read all new books this year. Normally I reread a great deal. Why? 1. I learn something new every time, even if I have read a book 900 times. Like Gone with the Wind or The Fifth … Continue reading

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