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wow! RT @ghweldon We interrupt the dumb gags for a heads-up about "Hark! A Vagrant!" @beatonna's collection of smart, funny gags n.pr/q1PKZC — Kate Beaton (@beatonna) September 22, 2011

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Broetry: Poetry for the 21st Century?

Here’s the bit (4 1/2 minutes, just listen to it) on NPR. Yo, Bro! Belly Up To The Bar And Recite 'Broetry' http://n.pr/ocQiCd — NPR Books (@nprbooks) July 24, 2011 In a word: No. A book subtitled “Poems for Bros” … Continue reading

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Book to Film: Jane Eyre (2011)

(This is what happens when I start a post then lose internet for a week. Old news, etc. On the other hand, old books are never old news.) After my daughter was born and my wife went back to work … Continue reading

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Locker Room Talkin’ With the Gods

Reading Homer the other day I thought of this from Kate Beaton: I suppose ancient Greece is as good a place as any to find bawdy humor. Here’s the whole story of Mars and Venus from The Odyssey, Book VIII, … Continue reading

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