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Funniest book you never read #4

The Haphazard Gourmet by Richard Gehman (1966) I am almost loathe to share this title with you, it’s one of the titles I keep in multiples, so I always have one to give away. I wouldn’t want to create a rush on it, leaving me unable to afford to buy more. Richard Gehman was a […]

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the ephemeral – jerry blaz

From: Jerry BlazSent: Thursday, March 30, 2006 1:45 PM I noticed that you had something about an ephemera show in Lansing, MI coming up. The link led to a mention of how ephemera is still going strong as a collecting area, etc. and mentioned postcards. Most postcards were sent from places the senders were not […]

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WOD – offset (2)

offset (2) n. the transfer of ink or acidity from one page to another, as in the case of an ink inscription touching the facing page. “. . . endpapers have offset from laid in newspaper clipping.”

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new directions

okay folks this is quick and dirty, cause as always i am supposed to be someplace else doing something that will earn my keep, feed my cats and keep from living in cardboard board the rest of my natural. as far as visitor numbers go, yesterday was our worst day ever since I started this […]

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worth a looksee

mixed up media • the Reduced Shakespeare company is performing All the Great Books (Abridged) in Buffalo, NY until April 9th. The Reduced Shakespeare Company’s homepage has their tour schedules. essay • from the Lansing CityPulse we get a piece on ephemera’s steady popularity.audio • NPR covers the new translation of ‘Persian Book of Kings‘ […]

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everday rebellions

“There is but one truly philosophical problem, and that is suicide. Judging whether life is or is not worth living amounts to answering the fundamental question of philosophy.” Albert Camusessays• from the Berkeley Daily Planet, Thoughts On The Notion Of Fictional Suicide by Dorothy Bryant. • from the New York Observer, Ralph Gardner Jr. loans […]

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Driver fights ticket for bumper sticker By CHANDLER BROWNThe Atlanta Journal-ConstitutionPublished on: 03/28/06 It was 9:30 on a recent Friday night when Denise Grier saw blue lights in her rearview mirror. “The officer asked if I knew I had a lewd decal on my car and I thought, ‘Oh gosh, what did my kids put […]

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Canary Wireless Digital Hotspotter “The only Wi-Fi detector that can tell you whether or not an in-range Wi-Fi access point is open or closed. That means when you’re in a hotel lobby, airport, or other public place,you can keep your notebook computer in its case and use this little gadget to find out if there’s […]

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