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Monday, October 31, 2011

Something Horrific In The States

We could hardly pass this map up this Halloween season.

Very Small Array created a map of the United States showing the thing people in each of the fifty U.S. states think is coming to get them. There's a helluva lot of zombies, a lot of ghosts, stay out of Rhode Island (of course), Daylight Savings Time In Indiana, and a clock in the walls of Michigan.

Nicely done.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Monday, October 10, 2011

The Greater Scorns The Lesser

We all tend to talk about why we like book x and we express why we feel character y is the best. But how easy is it for us to drill down and explain why it is we don’t like a certain book or why certain characters or situations rub us the wrong way?

That’s the latest discussion in our forum, posted earlier today by Kwan Hon Luen, who provides some of his less-favored forays:

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

BiblioFile: eReads and Counting Words

Bellairsia gets read by John's American fans, sure, but we've also gotten some attention in France, the Netherlands, Italy, and even South Korea (안녕하세요 환영). Another country is Singapore, where Kwan Hon Luen chimes in with occasional comments and reviews.