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Offending The Audience

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Offending The Audience is an “anti-play” that was written in 1966 by the Austrian novelist and playwright Peter Handke. This 45-minute lecture about theater must, by necessity, take place in a theater while attempting to be as un-theatrical as possible.

AutoSummarize

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Link: AutoSummarize

A project by Jason Huff.

“The top 100 most downloaded copyright free books summarized using Microsoft Word 2008’s AutoSummarize 10-sentence function and organized alphabetically. ‘Word has examined the document and picked the sentences most relevant to the main theme.’ – Word 2008”

The Iliad

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Telling Tales

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The Extraordinary World of Ex Libris Art

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Ex Libris

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Please – no preferential treatment

“It is very good of you to increase my payment again. As you know, I have never asked for an increase or even hinted that an increase might be in order for I know that The Horn Book is not a vast money-making concern and because my return for the work I do is, in any case, chiefly the pleasure of my association with the good people of the magazine.”

Class act that Asimov.

Letters of Note

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The owner of the establishment will be hauled off to jail as a pornographer and lose his bar and reputation, while the degenerate party-goers will be sentenced to hard labor with their engorged genitals flopping despondently between their chained-together legs.

The Conflicted Existence of a Female Porn Writer. by Lynsey G.

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Primer Timeline

After the xkcd outing I figured I’d poke around for a real timeline for Primer.

The xkcd one was actually pretty damn accurate.

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Narrative Charts

via the inimitable xkcd

Lord of the Flies

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A new edition Illustrated by Sam Weber

Sam Weber

On the Length of Subtitles in Many Old, Rare and Antiquarian Books

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Subtitles