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Forum: Media 09-21-2018, 11:09 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/97395/bir...

https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/97395/bird-by-bird-by-anne-lamott/9780385480017/

Anne Lamott, Bird by Bird

So. Good. Must read if you're trying to figure out the mechanics of writing....
Forum: Media 09-29-2014, 11:10 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
I legitimately loved certain parts of it....

I legitimately loved certain parts of it. Snippets of the work hit me like a ton of bricks and left me wanting more. Unfortunately, "more" was usually dull as a box of bricks.
Forum: Media 09-29-2014, 09:46 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Just finished On The Road. Goddamn that book...

Just finished On The Road. Goddamn that book rocked my socks. So ****ing good.

Now I'm onto Jack Kerouac's good friend, William S. Burroughs' famous landmark, Naked Lunch. can't say I'm surprised,...
Forum: Media 07-27-2013, 11:39 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
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Eh, with all the hullabaloo surrounding the movie, I kinda got in the mood to read the...
Forum: Media 07-03-2013, 06:36 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61I7LcyukjL....

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I've decided to read Shakespeare....
Forum: Media 06-30-2013, 04:55 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
I'll give it a look, thanks!

I'll give it a look, thanks!
Forum: Media 06-29-2013, 09:21 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
That's a good way of putting it. I want to leave...

That's a good way of putting it. I want to leave a book feeling as if my mind (or my heart, or soul, or whatever) just got bigger... not with the same feeling I get after watching a few episodes of...
Forum: Media 06-28-2013, 09:18 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Okay, yeah, that was a bit douchey for me to say....

Okay, yeah, that was a bit douchey for me to say. I just mean nothing... I dunno... airport-y? I don't know what I mean. I apologize.

And I'll take a look at that there book!



I'll check it...
Forum: Media 06-28-2013, 08:45 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
In that vein... I'm reading several books,...

In that vein...

I'm reading several books, all of which I enjoy, but they're pretty much all just to gain knowledge. I'm in the mood for some sort of literature that will completely pull me in and...
Forum: Media 05-07-2013, 01:29 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Just started... ...

Just started...

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-O72Kul66VYU/TdGqCCii2MI/AAAAAAAABX8/HV3HrXASFr0/s1600/get-novels.jpg

Utopia, by Sir Thomas More. Not reading it in the original Latin, obviously. I'm...
Forum: Media 04-25-2013, 06:33 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Okay, that's amazing. You are now a personal hero...

Okay, that's amazing. You are now a personal hero of mine.
Forum: Media 04-24-2013, 05:11 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
I'm reading way too many books right now. I...

I'm reading way too many books right now. I downloaded the Kindle app on my iPod, and found a bunch of free stuff... free books will be my downfall some day.
...
Forum: Media 01-08-2013, 05:36 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://www.thirstyreader.com/wp-content/uploads/20...

http://www.thirstyreader.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/kitchen-confidential.jpg

Bought this in a used book store in Nashville (best used book store I've ever been to, books were two deep in the...
Forum: Media 12-29-2012, 08:22 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://4.bp.blogspot.com/_XS54KaL844A/TJF2kFC0s7I/...

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Just bought this at my local used book store for cheap. I am a happy camper. I'll probably be...
Forum: Media 11-30-2012, 10:53 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://worldthroughbooks.files.wordpress.com/2010/...

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Sudhir Venkatesh is a professor of sociology at Columbia University and a lead writer of urban life and underground economies....
Forum: Media 10-20-2012, 09:33 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
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The Brothers Neville, by... The Brothers Neville. Just started this. It looks promising. A very unique look,...
Forum: Media 10-04-2012, 10:07 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-FjrvEvpGZRI/UDuYc5gLH9I/...

http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-FjrvEvpGZRI/UDuYc5gLH9I/AAAAAAAAFm0/y42gY1Qx-Kc/s1600/In_The_Presence_of_my_Enemies_Gracia_Burnham.jpg

In The Presence Of My Enemies, by Gracia Burnham. Martin and Gracia...
Forum: Media 09-29-2012, 08:56 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Nah, I kinda got over them. They're still good,...

Nah, I kinda got over them. They're still good, but I discovered jazz and haven't looked back. Plus, there's just so much more interesting stuff going on in extreme metal, power metal bores the hell...
Forum: Media 09-29-2012, 06:05 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Actually, that's probably halfway true. I got...

Actually, that's probably halfway true. I got into metal through Black Sabbath, Dio, Iron Maiden and the like. I'm lucky I didn't turn into a power metal fanboy!



Don't forget geeks!
Forum: Media 09-29-2012, 09:28 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
Ironically, I only really got into metal AFTER I...

Ironically, I only really got into metal AFTER I stopped reading most fantasy.
Forum: Media 09-29-2012, 01:09 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://itdoesnthavetoberight.files.wordpress.com/2...

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Arthur C. Clarke, Rendezvous With Rama. A true science fiction classic from one of the veritable kings of the hard scifi genre....
Forum: Media 09-21-2012, 05:01 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://voraciously.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/for...

http://voraciously.files.wordpress.com/2012/08/forever-war1.jpg

The Forever War, by Joe Haldeman. This is an antiwar scifi novel written by a Vietnam veteran involving pointless fighting,...
Forum: Media 08-21-2012, 01:18 PM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://coolkidlit-4-socialstudies.pbworks.com/f/12...

http://coolkidlit-4-socialstudies.pbworks.com/f/1272850816/Long%20Winter.jpg

Yes, really. I've had a soft spot in my heart for all the Little House books and everything connected with Ingalls'...
Forum: Media 07-06-2012, 01:22 AM
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Posted By Blarobbarg
http://images.contentreserve.com/ImageType-100/178...

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I really enjoyed The Lost World, I have high hopes for this.
Forum: Media 06-24-2012, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6,342
Views: 479,919
Posted By Blarobbarg
Like I said, casual racism. I've only just...

Like I said, casual racism. I've only just started it, but it already described someone as having "Semitic lips."

Oh, Agatha Christie, you racist you.
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