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The TripleQuick Fiction iPhone app. Because you knew they would get in on all this Kindle fun, except this one is more lame. Unless you're really into flash fiction.
Do you like your fictional dogs cute and cuddly or as Communist cat exterminators? We all know the answer. Hell, I even like my real dogs to be Communist cat killing machines.
If you're bored, and have read every book ever, you can take this absolutely impossible First World War literature quiz. But then again, maybe I'm just an idiot. I won't reveal exactly what I got, but I will say that I was able to receive the "Badge of Shame", so I didn't leave empty handed!
Do you ever wonder what it would be like if Frank Miller wrote Charlie Brown? No? I bet you do now though. Never fear. It's beautiful, except that it's not.
The best illustrated children's books of 2009. It's apparently never too early to teach children to try to be witches or to befriend lions.
A devastating short story of effort, desire and heartbreaking failure. The first truly "true" thing I've read in a long, long time.
Last week we had Kurt Vonnegut's redesigned covers. This week, we have Vladimir Nabokov. These are fun.
This is why every time a homeless guy asks for a dollar for his nonsense poetry, I jump at the opportunity. You never know when fire will leave only two copies and suddenly they're worth $25,000. Not that William Carlos Williams is the equivalent of a homeless guy or anything.