~*~ The Book Barn ~*~
Reppin': Mr. SM Holocaust
The Book Barn is always overflowing with words about words and people who make words form coherent stories. Right now there are words about George R.R. Martin, Terry Goodkind, Joseph Heller, JK Rowling, Cormac McCarthy and subjects like Snowcrash, vampire/zombie books plus much, much more! Stop by and pinch off a steaming post of words about words today!
Looking for books on art - Show your parents that their money didn't go to waste on your art history degree. SA forum member mistermojo needs your help finding the right books for his needs- one on cubism and a more general one on Picasso, Van Gogh and other brilliant artists.
I need a new, geeky universe
The Star Wars and Trek universes have already been covered, the world of Chronicles of Riddick slash fiction has been inferred and now the field is wide open for a goon to run in their favorite sci-fi/fantasy series for the big win.
Looking for books on the history of demons in the Judeo-Christian tradition
Back before TeeVee robbed us of our imaginations, demons and demigods had fire and wit and were around every corner ready to turn man away from the light of God's love or, alternately if you're into it, free mankind from the manacles of an uncaring old fool. Where did they come from, these rebellious angels and lords of Hell? How were the original demons adapted for Judeo-Christian use and how is it that the worst we contend with now is a "War" on Christmas when 100 years ago every new event brought a brand new anti-christ?
How do you read, annotate and take notes?
If you're like me and you're wondering who you're supposed to be calling Ishmeal or how it can be the best of times and the worst of times at the same time, then spend a little time on this thread to learn the note taking techniques of other goons.
~*~ Goons With Spoons ~*~
Reppin': Mr. Wiggles
If you've gotten as far as to read Internet articles about Internet forums (as you apparently have) but you're still not killing yourself by eating dishes of incredible unhealthiness devised by fellow Internet people, well I just don't know what to do with you.
Hot Toddies and other warm alcoholic drinks
- Sometimes, the Christmas holiday needs a little help. This might be just the thing.
Winter Brews and Seasonal Beers
- In case the hot toddies aren't enough, there's plenty of other fine lubrication out there this season.
Durian. I'm curious. Should I brave it?
Dude, don't listen to the haters.
What's the deal with muffins?
- Chips are fries.
Are you concerned that you may be a character trapped in a Tom Waits song? Be smart and learn the warning signs before it's too late. Also, it's too late. It has always been too late.
I'm haunted by a recurring vision of a skeleton flipping me off. To avoid seeing this terrifying image in bumper sticker form, I pay someone with a blank bumper to drive in front of me at all times.
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