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Sorry there’s so much good stuff today — I’ll leave you hangoverless the rest of the week. Promise. Maybe.
No TV Goodness this week, or next. On a happier note, the nasty rumors flying that there wouldn’t be a new ep of Veronica Mars aired until APRIL are untrue. The WB says it will return March 15 and be new through the finale. Still: le sigh for now.
Betty Friedan Honored With Second Class Postage Stamp. (Via Bookninja.)
The wonderful Colleen Mondor sings the praises of the Lulu Dark books, and, damn her, adds yet more titles to my TBRI (To Be Read Immediately) List.
Sarah Weinman on the fascinating life of Stephanie von Hohenlohe.
Chris McLaren kicks off his quest to make you love Bertrand Russell as much as he does with a stellar post.
Monsterpiece Theater. (Via Ed the ranter.)
Maud Newton has lots of great language and dialect links.
Lauren Cerand uncovers the goods on journalist Edith Evans Asbury.
La Gringa on the role of joy in sports, by way of ice skating. Over at Powells,
Alexis posts about wishing the literature section and the YA section weren’t so far apart. It’s an interesting post, but with so many outstanding YAs being written, I think many teens must be happily reading from both places (and more — I know I did). (Via The Millions.) For the record, I am no
Claire Light has a new blog. (I haven’t met Claire, except over email, but we’re in the same — hopefully, anyway — reading group at Wiscon this year and I’m really looking forward to it.) Roll her.
Dave Schwartz‘s "Screen" is up at Pindeldyboz. Go read it.