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Microserfs, 12 Years Later
I really enjoyed Douglas Coupland’s early books, probably up to (but no necessarily including) Girlfriend in a Coma. One of my favourites was Microserfs, a book about Microsoft programmers trying to get a life. Via Waxy, a Microsoft employee revisits…
Continue reading entry #3584
Trust the Man Looks Like a Charming Movie
I recently saw the trailer for Trust the Man (remarkably, no official website), a slightly-indy romantic comedy with a promising cast: David Duchovny, Julianne Moore, Billy Crudup, Maggie Gyllenhaal plus the hilarious Gary Shandling (and, unfortunately, Eva Mendes). Nothing extraordinary,…
Continue reading entry #3560
Lauch Your Web Career
I know this is the pot calling the kettle black, but check out the egregious spelling error on the cover of this book from O’Reilly (thanks, Colene). They’ve got it right over at Amazon, so they’ve already caught it on…
Continue reading entry #3475
Additional items in Books
Should Joy Kogawa's Childhood Home Be Saved?
Cell Phones are the New Black
A List of Year-End Lists
The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay
Jay Ingram on Theatre of the Mind
Gunslinger Comes to Comics
Major Rewrites of Hamlet and the Odyssey
First Issue of Y: The Last Man Online
Aesthetic Surgery as Freak Show
Books Read, Reading, To Be Read
Raincoast Gets White Powder Scare
In a Very Small Club
Guns Don't Kill People, Books Do
Merton Reading at the Library
Statistically Improbable Phrases and Other Fun With Words
I Hate Business Books
I Missed Kate Beckinsale's Butt
Hunter S. Thompson, 1937 - 2005
Nick Hornby on Amazon
The Book Industry is Small and Cruel
Boy Discovers Facts From Real World
The Secret Staircase in Jane Eyre
What To Do With Your Dust Jackets?
PrintMyBlog: Not Dumb, Just Not Quite Right
Paris Review Interviews Online
Culture Jamming, Culture Schmamming
The Gunslinger Series is Complete
Why the Culture Can't Be Jammed
Thomas Merton on Lake Tahoe
Why is the Book Club a Female Institution?
Literary Convergence and Stephen King's Wang
Echo Memoirs in the Globe
Books, Shmooks
Books That I Gave Up On
Can I Borrow a Couple Mill?
Can I Borrow a Couple Mill?
Left Behind and the Christian Economy
Free Culture
The Loneliness of the Midlist Author
Whither World Book
PowerPoint Anthology of Literature
Book Tracker
Link Round-Up: Books
The Bible That Looks Like a Magazine!
Douglas Coupland on Canada, Etc.

 

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