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  • A little unintentional hilarity for your Monday morning. (Adfreak)
  • Here is what it looks like when your Lear Jet gets graffiti tagged by vandals. (KABC)
  • These 7-word autobiographies  of such cultural luminaries as David Byrne, Rufus Wainwright, and Elizabeth Gilbert are delightful.  Here’s Malcolm Gladwell’s: “Father said ‘anything but journalism.’ I rebelled.”  (Brain Pickings)
  • Literary intrigue alert: The Sunday Times of London has outed JK Rowling  as the author of a little-read, extremely well-reviewed mystery novel published under a pseudonym back in April. (NY Times)
  • This. (Laughing Squid)

 

 

Posted on July 15th, 2013 4 Comments

4 Responses

  1. c.w. says:

    Most excellent links this morning, thank you! (Barbie dumpster and tagged Lear jet made my day)

    As to J.K….interesting that this book had very low sales until the outing. Does make one wonder……




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  2. Cristie says:

    How come I never got a Barbie Dream Dumpster®?! Hmph.




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  3. Viajera says:

    Hmm, I was hoping to see what Barbie would put in her dumpster! Things that weren’t pink enough anymore?




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  4. Viajera says:

    I have to say, I only made it through about 10 seconds of that ad. It didn’t seem more than usually fatuous to me, but that song is now stuck in my head!!!! Ouch.




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