The Daily Square – All Rants Edition

May 30th, 2006 · No Comments
by Kassia Krozser

Today’s links of interest:

  • Emerging from the wreckage
    More fun in the new world, also a way to work Lost into today’s daily posts.
  • Robert McCrum asks if the novel has lost its way
    We quote: "Once, British novelists were under-paid and overworked. Now, with glittering prizes, huge advances, endless festivals and immediate celebrity, they’ve never had it so good."
  • Reader, you’re a right dimwit
    We are shocked, we say, shocked! In related news, there is no Tooth Fairy and that Lexus featured prominently in your favorite TV series just happened to be there.
  • The Bat Segundo Show #42
    The future is aluminum.
  • Bee spells reality for ABC
    Finally, a reality show for the rest of us.
  • How to Pitch: <em>Imbibe</em>
    Far be it for us to suggest we have found the perfect magazine (there being so many), but we have found the perfect magazine. If only we weren’t so perfectly lazy…
  • The Big Yawn?
    Sara Nelson looks at The Big Read and, like us, finds it a bit on the stodgy side. Though we believe you can never read "To Kill A Mockingbird" too many times, the entire list reads like a junior high lit class (meaning, you’ve theoretically read all this
  • Medialoper » Books And Bytes – It?s All Good
    Someone woke up on the wrong side of the bed and decided to rant about a "passion for paper". No names, please, we’re protecting the innocent.

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