Because railroads are just so awesome…

(via Eschaton and Balloon Juice)

A shitty novel almost nobody has actually read gets made into what is likely a shitty movie nobody will watch:

Watching the 2 1/2 minute trailer feels like watching a 2 hour movie…

There are two novels that can change a bookish fourteen-year old’s life: The Lord of the Rings and Atlas Shrugged. One is a childish fantasy that often engenders a lifelong obsession with its unbelievable heroes, leading to an emotionally stunted, socially crippled adulthood, unable to deal with the real world. The other, of course, involves orcs.
kfmonkey.blogspot.com/2009/03/ephemera-2009-7.html

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

All trademarks and copyrights on this page are owned by their respective owners. Quotes from linked articles are probably the property of the publications linked or the property of the person(s) quoted. The rest © 2001- 2024 by James A. Chappell