worth reading • Marty Weil over at Ephemera blog has a post up about The World of Jazz: In Printed Ephemera and Collectibles, edited by Jim Godbolt.
well worth reading • from the Boston Globe – a Guide to Napping…yes, i will repeat it for the hard of reading … a GUIDE TO NAPPING. god i wish i was clever enough to make shit up.
stupid corporate tricks • in still another attempt to privately define the legal definition of ‘FAIR USE’, the Associated Press wants folks to pay for any quotes longer than FIVE words. It’s not the complete idiocy of it that I mind, it’s the boldfaced niggardliness of it all.
” . . . as yet another attempt by a big media company to replace the established legal and social order with with a system of private law (the very definition of the word “privilege”) in which a few private organizations get to dictate to the rest of society what the rules will be.”
worth hearing • from NPR – How ‘Leopold Bloom’ Shaped One Author’s Odyssey