I don’t know who this woman is, but she’s a keeper.
Watch as she tolerates her boyfriend’s incessant quotes from The Lord of the Rings—many of which scare the living crap out of her.
She has to be a Lord of the Rings fan herself to put up with this, right? Read more
Earlier this year before the Super Bowl, I made a list that reimagined all 32 NFL teams as favorite authors. That was fun.
With college football season now underway, I thought it would be a great time to do the same thing with college teams. The catch here is that Division 1-A college football has 126 teams, so I won’t be listing all of them.
Instead, I chose to list some of the more prominent teams with an associated famous author. Keep in mind, I’m an SEC guy, so I might lean a little that way.
Here we go: Read more
We have a new challenger for worst book cover ever.
Yes, I even think it is worse than this delightfully awful book cover.
We won’t even talk about the book’s topic itself–that’s a different discussion.
But let’s just take a look at the beauty that is this book cover. Read more
And it’s that you’re awesome!
Grammar snobs everywhere should unite over Weird Al’s latest song, released yesterday.
It’s called “Word Crimes,” sung to the catchy tune of Robin Thicke’s “Blurred Lines,” and this might be the best four minutes you’ve spent on learning grammar in your entire life. I know it will at least be the best four minutes you spend today.
Take it away, Weird Al. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Read more
As I was doing a little research on Red Harvest and its author Dashiell Hammett, I couldn’t help but be struck by the wonder that is Hammett’s mustache.
You’ll see it here in the featured image to the left. Let’s examine.
Let’s take a closer look at this highly unusual cover. Read more
Some creepy stuff’s going on over at the Harvard Library, or at least it was in 2006 when this article was originally written.
According to The Harvard Crimson Magazine, at least three rare, extremely old books were bound by human skin. Yep. Human skin.
The three books—about medieval law, Roman poetry, and French philosophy, respectively—date back to as early as 1605.
Here’s the skinny on the medieval law book: Read more