The following excerpt, via, Alternet, comes from Robert Kuttner's new book, Debtors' Prison, titled Austerity and Debt Conspire to Wreck the Lives of Working American Families: “Living within one’s means” is an appealing but oversimplified metaphor. Show More Summary
This cartoon is clearly dated. There's room in that landspeeder for at least 2 or 3 more droids for the storm troopers to ignore. Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to the the award-winning AoSHQ's Sunday Morning Book...
And, per the Stranger‘s book reviewer, Paul Constant, someone has: I saw the weakest minds of my occupation destroyed by blog comments, hate-eating hysterical shivering, dragging themselves through message boards at dawn looking for a troll to fight. I started writing professionally about eight years ago, just as comments became less a curiosity and more [Read more...]
The author and activist made famous in 1971 with her ground-breaking Diet for a Small Planet, Frances Moore Lappé, "Frankie" to her friends, wrote another book in 2011, EcoMind: Changing the Way We Think, to Create the World We Want....Show More Summary
This was put together by some foundry workers in Russia. I wouldn't mind having it in my backyard, though. Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to the the award-winning AoSHQ's Sunday Morning Book Thread. The AoSHQ Amazon Store...
VERY cool. Yay, science & yay children's books! Miracle cat. A Hurricane Sandy happy story that has zero to do with Chris Christie. Garden State bees... in big trouble. How 'Slut Shaming' Has Been Written Into School Dress Codes Across...Show More Summary
Matt Viser, at the Boston Globe: WASHINGTON – One of Mitt Romney’s former campaign aides is planning to release a new book next week that is being pitched as an insider’s account that provides “an unblinking look at the tactical and strategic miscalculations” made by the former presidential candidate. The book – “A Bad Day [...]
The Reading Room At Casa de Muse No, not really. I wish it were, though. Those chairs look mighty comfy. Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to the the award-winning AoSHQ's comfortable and warmly inviting Sunday Morning Book...
First weekend in May is still the best weekend ever, with Star Wars Day today (May the Fourth be with you!) as well as Derby Day here in Kentucky on top of Free Comic Book Day (and Iron Man 3 is out!) as well as Cinco de Mayo tomorrow. Maybe I’ll have more converts than [...]
Remember that tomorrow is Free Comic Book Day. From Judge Dredd and The Tick to Uglydolls and R.I.P.D., a whole lot of your favorite characters have complimentary adventures to share. Being May t...
This open thread goes out to our lovely and wonderful books editor Nicole Cliffe, who's heading off to start a new site with the equally excellent and lovely Mallory Ortberg. Good luck, you maniacs, not that you need it. And thank you both, more than I can express. --- See more posts by Edith Zimmerman 0 comments
"This is Candy Crowley reporting from the Obama White House." Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to the wanna-be samizdat Sunday Morning Book Thread here at the award-winning AoSHQ. In the comments section, last week, Captain Hate opined...
As I do my best to ignore the vomitaceous Wee Bush revival meeting, I find myself offering thanks to Jonathan Franzen for this bit of wisdom: Q: If you could require the president to read one book, what would it be? I wouldn’t presume to require our current president to read anything, but the Vargas [...]
Celebrate Cinco de Mayo with movies, TV, books, music, and more. Cinco de Mayo If you're planning to celebrate Cinco de Mayo, you're in the right place. We've gathered up all our top picks for what you'll need Sunday, May 5th, from books, music, party supplies, and more. Show More Summary
Here’s the latest of the daily voting threads for The Greatest ____ Stories Ever Told! Today we have Alex Ross Alex Ross is one of the most acclaimed comic book artists of our generation, winning about nine thousand Eisner Awards in just the past twenty years alone (or something like that. I might be exaggerating). [...]
Tonight on the With Leather WWE Raw open discussion thread: With WrestleMania 29 in the books, the road to Extreme Rules is heating up. Brock Lesnar wants Triple H in [...] The post WWE Raw Open Discussion Thread 4/22/13: Live (We Swear) From London, England appeared first on With Leather.
Today's comic by Tom Tomorrow is The week in #FAIL: What you missed on Sunday Kos... The traditional media's shoddy reporting on the Keystone XL pipeline is no surprise, by Laurence Lewis Book review: Michael Lind's "Land of Promise,"...Show More Summary
Here’s the latest of the daily voting threads for The Greatest ____ Stories Ever Told! Today we have Denny O’Neil! Dennis “Denny” O’Neil has been a major comic book writer for decades now, writing for both Marvel and DC Comics. You have until 11:59 PM Pacific time, April 26th to vote for your top ten [...]
AlextheChick: The Early Years Good morning morons and moronettes and welcome to the randomly scattered, yet with deeper, hidden patterns Sunday Morning Book Thread here at the award-winning AoSHQ. I don't have a big 'theme' for the book thread...
What's coming up on Sunday Kos... The traditional media's shoddy reporting on the Keystone XL pipeline is no surprise, by Laurence Lewis Book review: Michael Lind's 'Land of Promise,' by Susan Gardner From unique to cookie-cutter: The...Show More Summary